California Typewriter Movie

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California Typewriter


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2017 | NR | Documentary | 1hr, 43m

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

U.S. Release Date

California Typewriter release date was Friday, August 11, 2017.

On Blu-ray & DVD

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

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Tom Hanks
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Directed by

Doug Nichol

Screenwriter

Companies

Gravitas Ventures

Rating MPAA

NR Not Rated

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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