Under the Rainbow (1981) - Plot Summary Poster

Plot Summary

  • In 1938 Los Angeles, the manager of the Culver Hotel leaves his nephew in charge for a weekend. The nephew changes the name to the Hotel Rainbow and overbooks with royalty, assassins, secret agents, Japanese tourists, and munchkins (from the cast of The Wizard of Oz (1939)). Secret Service agent Bruce Thorpe and casting director Annie Clark find romance amidst the intrigue and confusion.

    - Written by <rth@ece.arizona.edu>
  • A visiting dignitary, a CIA agent, a Nazi spy, Japanese tourists, an assassin and a group of "midget" actors from The Wizard of Oz (1939) all check into an elite Los Angeles hotel called Under the Rainbow.

    - Written by Anonymous


It is 1938, and the USA is still gripped by the great economic depression. A corrugated iron barn surrounded by mud and puddles...

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