Under the Rainbow

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Under the Rainbow
Directed bySteve Rash
Produced byFred Bauer
Screenplay byPat McCormick
Harry Hurwitz
Martin Smith
Fred Bauer
Pat Bradley
Story byFred Bauer
Pat Bradley
StarringChevy Chase
Carrie Fisher
Music byJoe Renzetti
CinematographyFrank Stanley
Edited byDavid Blewitt
Distributed byWarner Bros.
Release date
July 31, 1981
Running time
97 minutes
CountryUnited States
Budget$20 million
Box office$18,826,490

Under the Rainbow is a 1981 comedy film starring Chevy Chase, Carrie Fisher, Eve Arden, and Billy Barty.[1]

The plot is loosely based on the gathering of little people in a Hollywood hotel, to audition for roles as "munchkins" in the movie The Wizard of Oz. The movie also has nobility, assassins, spies, and tourists.

The movie was nominated for Razzie Awards for Worst Musical Score and Worst Supporting Actor (Billy Barty).

Sources[change | change source]

  1. Janet Maslin (1981-07-31). "Under the Rainbow (1981) MADCAP 'UNDER THE RAINBOW'". The New York Times.

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