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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  1. Neal Israel

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Monica Mcgowan Johnson


  3. Michael Mislove


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  1. John Ritter

    John Ritter

    President Chet Roosevelt

  2. Harvey Korman

    Harvey Korman

    Monty Rushmore

  3. Fred Willard

    Fred Willard

    Vincent Vanderhoff

  4. Chief Dan George

    Chief Dan George

    Sam Birdwater

  5. RS

    Richard Schaal


  6. Peter Riegert

    Peter Riegert

    Eric McMurkin

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 26m

Budget -

Revenue -

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Release Information

  • August 10, 1979
    PG, Theatrical



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