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Americathon

1979
1h 26m
Comedy
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Cast

Harvey Korman (Monty Rushmore)Fred Willard (Vincent Vanderhoff)Peter Riegert (Eric McMerkin)Zane Buzby (Mouling Jackson)Nancy Morgan (Lucy Beth)John Ritter (President Chet Roosevelt)Richard Schaal (Jerry)Allan Arbus (Moishe Weitzman)Elvis Costello (Earl Manchester)Chief Dan George (Sam Birdwater)Tommy Lasorda (Jimmy Dunphy)Jay Leno (Larry Miller (Poopy Butt))Peter Marshall (Peter Marshall)David Opatoshu (Abdul Muhammad)Meat Loaf (Oklahoma Roy Budnitz)George Carlin (Narrator)Nellie Bellflower (Missy, VP Advertising)J.A. Preston (Morty)

Director

Neal Israel

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Synopsis

In a story told in narrative flashbacks, a young TV consultant is hired by the President of a bankrupt USA to organize a telethon in order to prevent the country from being repossessed by wealthy Native Americans.

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