Comedy · 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.Full Cast & Crew · Bruce Thorpe · Tiny. Get IZ's New Album, "Somewhere Over The Rainbow, The Best of Israel Kamakawiwo'ole": http. Under the Rainbow is a 1981 American comedy film starring Chevy Chase, Carrie Fisher, Eve Arden, and Billy Barty. 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. Finally Otto and Nakomuri corner Annie, Bruce, the Duke and the Duchess in a hotel room, but then the assassin has also caught up with the Duke at last. Under the Rainbow, have a interesting plot, but the screenplay is not creative and the humor is too silly. We only actually remembered one scene in the entire movie, so the rest was a great surprise. It is full of little people and, when the door opens, a bald little man welcomes Rollo aboard and introduces himself as an actors' agent for little people who will look after him. More Top Movies Trailers Forums. Oh Heavenly Dog 1980. Add to Want to watch this again later? Seems Like Old Times 1980. I know others had complained about the quality of the picture but I guess in defense of Warner Brothers, maybe they were going for the quality of what a moving picture would of looked like in 1938. Twink Caplan as Cigarette Girl. I would purchase this DVD again regardless. We get a proper look at the other people in the corrugated iron barn hostel in Kansas, and notice that among them are the faces of Bruce and Annie who are engaged to be married , the Duke and Duchess, and the assassin. Discuss Under the Rainbow on our Movie forum! Otto is now alone. I found that all the dumb things that happened such as trying to keep the suicidal dog in the picture just more then my sides could take at times. Who knew so many little people would throw such a huge party? Rollo climbs up to the roof of the barn to fix the antenna, then slips and falls from the roof. Pat McCormick as Tiny.