Americathon (Widescreen)

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Americathon (Widescreen)
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DVD Features:

  • Rated: PG
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 24 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 1979
  • Label: Warner Archives
  • Encoding: Region 0 (Worldwide)
  • Aspect Ratio: Widescreen
  • Audio:
    • English

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In 1998 the world's oil supply is exhausted. The U.S. Treasury is empty and in deep debt to a billionaire businessman (Chief Dan George) who'll foreclose on the nation in 30 days. The solution: a telethon to save Uncle Sam from bankruptcy. And with this way-out-there premise as a launching pad, Americathon explodes into comic outer space. Written by Firesign Theatre veterans Phil Proctor and Peter Bergman, this wickedly funny - and 30 years later, outrageously timely - escapade stars Harvey Korman as an ego-tripping emcee, Fred Willard as a scheming White House aide and John Ritter as a mellow fellow of a President. Has the country got a prayer when the people running the show haven't got a clue? Tune in to this all-stops-out extravaganza of hilarity and - strange but true - foreboding.

Product Description:

The President of America realizes the government's debt can only be paid by having a massive telethon - don't laugh! The screenplay was by members of the comedy troupe, "Firesign Theatre."

Plot Keywords:

Campy | Politics
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  • Sales Rank: 22,423
  • UPC: 883316248874
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