Chu Chu and the Philly Flash
is a 1981
comedy film starring Alan Arkin
, Carol Burnett
, Jack Warden
, Ruth Buzzi
, and Danny Aiello
. It was released in 1981 by 20th Century Fox
. Arkin plays a down-his-luck former baseball player and Burnett plays a Carmen Miranda-style performer. The film was panned by critics and was not a box office success.
Much of the scenes (particularly the exterior scenes of "Chu Chu" home), were filmed in San Francisco's Potrero Hill district.