The Amazing Howard Hughes

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The Amazing Howard Hughes
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Directed by William A. Graham
Produced by Herbert Hirschman
Written by John Gay
Starring Tommy Lee Jones
Music by Laurence Rosenthal
Edited by Jules Brenner
Production
company
Roger Gimbel Productions
Distributed by EMI Television
Release dates
  • April 13, 1977 (1977-04-13)
Running time 215 minutes
Country United States

The Amazing Howard Hughes is a two-part 1977 television movie about American aviation pioneer and filmmaker Howard Hughes, based on the book by Hughes' business partner Noah Dietrich. The film starred Tommy Lee Jones, Ed Flanders, and Tovah Feldshuh.

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This film recounts the life and times of Howard Hughes, from his being a Hollywood producer and an aviator to a plane crash that left him with a concussion that left him with brain damage and mental dysfunction, going into his old age.

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