Ernie Souchak (John Belushi), a tough Chicago reporter, gets a little too close to the Mob, and is assaulted by two crooked police officers sent by a crooked councilman, and ends up in the hospital. To take the heat off of him, his editor sends him to Colorado to investigate an eagle researcher ('Blair Brown' ). Sparring partners at first, the pair eventually fall in love, but Souchak must return to Chicago when one of his sources is mysteriously killed. Written by
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When they met they heard bells. And that was just round one.
Did You Know?
The title of the column immediately following "Room Wanted - Quiet Tenant" is "Yablonowitz Finger Holds The Trigger". It is briefly shown while Nell Porter browses Souchak's columns collection. See more
When Souchak runs outside of the hotel to get a cab to Union Station, you can clearly see the lighting electrical cables running along the curb. See more
I've never seen such big balls - and I'm from Chicago.
At the end of the credits, after some mountain shots, there's a sequence of a selection of some of the black-and-white photos of Ernie and/or Nell that Souchak had on his desk. See more
"Theme from Continental Divide (Never Say Goodbye)"
Music by Michael Small
Lyrics by Carole Bayer Sager
Performed by Helen Reddy
Available on MCA Records
Record Produced by Joel Diamond See more