When, unbeknownst to Gloria, a microfilm cassette is left with her by a dying agent, she becomes entangled in a complicated series of events. She's pursued by a dwarf and an albino, and becomes convinced that they are out to kill her. Finally, with the help of San Francisco detective Tony Carlson, she begins to turn the tables on her pursuers. It becomes clear that the nerfarious crew after her are plotting a dastardly deed indeed - to assassinate the Pope as he visits the city to see _The Mikado_. Gloria and Tony must race against time to prevent this terrible crime.
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A new comedy thriller from the creators of "Silver Streak".
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Did You Know?
A 1981 prime-time screening of this movie on American television was pulled from airing, due to the first attempted assassination of Pope John Paul II on Wednesday, May 13, 1981. An assassination of a pope was part of the film's storyline. See more
When Gloria opens her shower curtains and discovers the bathroom window is open, it is clearly night/dark out, but seconds later when she is grabbed by Scarface, bright daylight is coming through the same window. See more
Want a joint? You know what they say, cops have the best dope.
A montage of scenes from the movie play over the end credits, with the cuckoo clock during the THE END disclaimer. See more
Excerpts from Gilbert & Sullivan's THE MIKADO
Written by W.S. Gilbert
(as Gilbert) & Arthur Sullivan
Performed by New York City Opera Orchestra
(as The New York City Opera) and New York City Opera Chorus
(as The New York City Opera)
Conducted by Julius Rudel
Staged by Jack Eddleman See more