This movie tells the possibly true story of Melvin Dummar. Melvin is a nice guy, but he is a total loser: unlucky, impractical and can't keep a job. One night, however, he helps an old man who has had a motorcycle accident in the desert. Melvin laughs when the old man says he is Howard Hughes, the eccentric multimillionaire. But when Howard Hughes dies, Melvin is mailed a will leaving him part of the estate! Written by
Poor Melvin. All he wanted was to be Milkman of the Month. Instead, he lost his job, his truck, and his wife. Then Howard Hughes left him $156,000,000.
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Did You Know?
The name of the succession document left on Melvin's desk was the "Last Will and Testament of Howard Hughes". This paperwork later became informally known as "The Mormon Will". See more
While the men are in the truck talking, a sandwich being eaten has the bite area alternately changing from one side of the bread between shots. See more
Now listen buddy, you wanna do me a favour?
Depends on what it is.
I wrote this song...
Amazing Grace Used to be Her Favorite Song
Written by Russell Smith
Performed by The Amazing Rhythm Aces
Courtesy of CBS Records See more