About the film
future government telethon
Release Date: August 10, 1979
|Slogan||:||«The ultimate spectacle is now a movie.»|
|Production Companies||:||United Artists, Lorimar Filmgesellschaft GmbH|
|Producers||:||Joe Roth, David Nichols, Edward Rosen|
|Writers||:||Monica Mcgowan Johnson, Neal Israel, Phil Proctor, Phil Proctor, Michael Mislove, Peter Bergman, Peter Bergman|
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.