California Typewriter Movie

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Who's Involved:

Tom Hanks, Doug Nichol

Release Date:

Friday, August 11, 2017 ()

Rating: NR

Runtime: 1 hr, 43 m

Plot: What's the story about?

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


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Doug Nichol



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Key Facts

  1. 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.
  2. The title is derived from one of the last remaining typewriter shops, located in Berkeley, California.
  3. Premiered at the 2016 Telluride Film Festival.

Filming Timeline

On or about April 4, 2017, the film was in Completed status.

California Typewriter Release Date: When was it released?

California Typewriter was released in 2017 on Friday, August 11, 2017 (). There were 16 other movies released on the same date, including Nut Job 2: Nutty By Nature, The Glass Castle and Annabelle: Creation.

When will the movie be on Blu-ray & DVD?

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

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