Warner Archive Collection (series)
The ultimate spectacle is now a movie.
|You Save:||$3.60 (20% Off)|
Available: Usually ships in 2-3 business days
- Fridays - The Best of Fridays: 16-Episode Collection (4-DVD) ~ $19.98 (Save 37%)
- Hero at Large ~ $6.98 (Save 53%)
- Hot Stuff ~ $17.98 (Save 33%)
- The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis - Complete Series (20-DVD) ~ $117.22
- Under the Rainbow (Widescreen) ~ $15.98 (Save 20%)
- Rated: PG
- Run Time: 1 hours, 24 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: November 30, 2010
- Originally Released: 1979
- Label: Warner Archives
- Encoding: Region 0 (Worldwide)
- Aspect Ratio: Widescreen
Performers, Cast and Crew:
|Starring||John Ritter, Harvey Korman, Fred Willard, Peter Riegert, Zane Buzby, Nancy Morgan, Elvis Costello & Jay Leno|
|Performer:||Meat Loaf, George Carlin, Chief Dan George, Nancy Morgan, Jay Leno, Harvey Korman, Elvis Costello, Fred Willard & Peter Riegert|
|Directed by||Neal Israel|
|Narrated by||George Carlin|
|Composition by||Tom Scott|
|Produced by||Joe Roth|
Description by OLDIES.com:
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.
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."
Abbott and Costello Meet Captain Kidd (FS) (DVD-R)(15)
$15.98 on SALE
Movie Lovers' Ratings & Reviews:
Based on 16 ratings.
Based on 16 ratings.
Be the first Movie Lover to write an online review of this product!
The Golden Age of Cartoons: Cultoons! Rare, Lost and... (DVD)(11)
$1.98 on SALE
Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story (Blu-ray, Unrated, 2-Disc...(108)
$5.98 on SALE