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Jason Robards

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'Silence of the Lambs' director Demme dead at 73

Sentinel & Enterprise
Demme's breakthrough came with the Oscar-nominated "Melvin and Howard" (1980), starring Jason Robards as Howard Hughes. The film is centered on a Nevada service station owner who claims to be the beneficiary of the billionaire. From early on, music ...

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The nine Jonathan Demme films every movie lover must see

Los Angeles Times
The Times Senior Calendar Editor Rich Nordwind says the film “plays to some of Demme's strengths as a director — he loved great scripts and dialogue. He loved actors and they loved him and he got great performances.” Jason Robards as Howard Hughes ...



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Jonathan Demme and the simple power of the close-up

89.3 KPCC
But it lives in the worried, deer-in-the-headlights expression of Erica Gavin's Jacqueline, just as 1980's "Melvin and Howard" is powered by the crinkly smile of Jason Robards' Howard Hughes (and the dull-eyed squint of Paul Le Mat's Melvin). In 1984 ...

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Jonathan Demme, Oscar-winning director of 'Silence of the Lambs,' dies at 73

Hartford Courant
Demme came to the attention of Hollywood with the 1980 film "Melvin and Howard," in which Jason Robards starred as a bearded, bedraggled Hughes encountered by struggling Melvin Dumont, who helps Howard out -- only to be left $156 million in a ...

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