Arms dealers from several companies vie to sell the most expensive and highest tech weapons to a South American dictator. There are complications; understanding the exact nature of how 'gifts' are used to grease the wheels of a sale, a religious conversion from one of the salesman and a romance that begins to grow between two competitors, not to mention the imminient financial collapse of one of the companies if they don't make this sale. Written by
John Vogel <email@example.com>
Chevy Chase and his partners are arms dealers. They sell second-rate weapons to third world nations. But they're not out to stick it to anyone.
Did You Know?
The name of the arms trade fair was "Arms For Peace '84". The show's slogan was "Faith in the Future". See more
Catherine DeVoto is shown wearing the same clothes (black skirt, white top, leather boots) on consecutive days of the Arms Show. See more
It's only my second day in San Miguel, and I'll tell ya', I'm ready to hitchhike to Jonestown for a few laughs and a cool drink. This place is hotter than Dolly Parton's minipad. My job takes me all over the world. Lebanon, Nicaragua... Newark. You name it, I'm in there. Always where the action is.
Cherry Pink And Apple Blossom White
Music by Louiguy
and French lyrics by Jacques Larue
and English lyrics by Mack David
Performed by Dámaso Pérez Prado
and His Orchestra
Courtesy of RCA Records See more