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Mumford (1999) Poster

(1999)

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Zooey Deschanel's first film.
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Jason Lee, a former professional skateboarder, did all his skateboarding scenes.
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Dr. Ernest Delbanco is loosely based on the well-known German Dermatologist of the 1930s, Dr. Ernst Delbanco, who pioneered treatments of venereal disease.
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The skateboard that Skip uses in the movie is made by Stereo Skateboards, The company that actor Jason Lee Co-Founded in 1992 and still Co-owns. The yellow, circular graphic logo of Stereo Skateboards is visible on the deck of the board at two points in the film, outside of Lily's café when the coach of diners arrives, and at Skip's HQ when he meets with Dr Mumford. The word 'Stereo' can also be briefly seen on the board when Skip sets it down on the table before showing the Doc his laboratory.
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Johnny Depp was offered to play Mumford, but proved to be unavailable, before the role eventually went to Loren Dean.
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Dana Ivey and Hope Davis play mother and daughter in both this film and The Impostors (1998).
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Director Trademark 

Lawrence Kasdan:  [Indiana Jones]  Henry Follett compares the box Mumford gives him to the lost Ark. Lawrence Kasdan cowrote Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981).
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Spoilers 

The trivia item below may give away important plot points.

The real name of the man living as Dr. Michael "Mickey" Mumford is shown on screen during the Unsolved Mysteries (1987) clip as Michael Diehl.
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