California Typewriter

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Status: Completed As of April 4, 2017

Completed: Awaiting release by distributor; release date not yet announced.

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2017 | Documentary

Explores the history and fondness people still carry for the typewriter... more

In Movie Theaters U.S.

August, 2017

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Tom Hanks
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DIRECTOR

Doug Nichol

Screenwriter

Companies

Gravitas Ventures

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Storyline

Explores the history and fondness people still carry for the typewriter...
from gravitasventures.com

Trivia & Production Notes

  • Premiered at the 2016 Telluride Film Festival.
  • The title is derived from one of the last remaining typewriter shops, located in Berkeley, California.
  • The film includes interviews with artist Jeremy Mayer, who makes “typewriter assemblage sculpture”; Martin Howard, who’s collected typewriters for nearly 30 years and is on a quest to add a rare Sholes and Glidden machine his collection; Tom Hanks, who has over 250 machines in his collection; musician John Mayer; playwright Sam Shepard and author David McCullough.

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