Harold, a professional gambler, and his girlfriend Bonita, a lounge singer, follow Willie, a young blackjack dealer, around the western U.S. Harold has a jinx on Willie and can't lose with him. Bonita and Willie meet and fall for each other and plot to do away with Harold and collect on his life insurance. Written by
Dan Larsen <djlarse_acs>
America's favorite tootsie is on a roll.
Did You Know?
had 25 years earlier been a mentor to Sam Peckinpah
, and by the time this film was made Peckinpah was all-but banished from the industry due to his troubled film productions. Siegel gave him a chance to return to filmmaking. During production of this film he asked Peckinpah if he would be interested in directing 12 days of second unit work. Peckinpah immediately accepted, and his earnest collaboration with his longtime friend was noted within the industry. While Peckinpah's work was uncredited, it would lead to his being hired as the director of his final film, The Osterman Weekend
(1983). See more
How 'bout a beer?
That's no good for a radiator!
Thought it might start your motor.
I haven't got a motor!
Referenced in Biography: Bette Midler
Music and lyrics by Bruce Roberts, Allee Willis
and Brock Walsh
Performed by Bette Midler
Produced by Bruce Roberts See more