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Sorrowful Jones (1949)





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Receiving a gambler's young child as collateral, a New York City bookie finds his hands full. Bob Hope, Mary Jane Saunders and others--including Lucille Ball as a Broadway performer--appear in this remake of Little Miss Marker (1934) starring Shirley Temple.more
Rating: Unrated
Genre: Classics, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Melville Shavelson, Jack Rose, Edmund L. Hartmann
In Theaters:
MCA Universal Home Video


Bob Hope
as Humphrey "Sorrowful"...
Lucille Ball
as Gladys O'Neill
Mary Jane Saunders
as Martha Jane Smith
Bruce Cabot
as Big Steve Holloway
Thomas Gomez
as Reardon
Tom Pedi
as Once-Over Sam
Paul Lees
as Orville Smith
Ben Welden
as Big Steve's Bodyguar...
Claire Carleton
as Agnes `Happy Hips' N...
John 'Skins' Miller
as Head Phone Man
Marc Krah
as Barber
Sid Tomack
as Waiter at Steve's Pl...
Patsy O'Byrne
as Charwoman
Ralph Peters
as Cab Driver
Edgar Dearing
as Police Lt. Mitchell
Arthur Space
as Plainclothesman
John Mallon
as Horseplayer
Frank Mills
as Horseplayer
Tony Cirillo
as Horseplayer
Allan Ray
as Horseplayer
Sam Finn
as Horseplayer
Bob Kortman
as Horseplayer
James Cornell
as Horseplayer
Jim Davies
as Horseplayer
Jack Roberts
as Horseplayer
Michael A. Cirillo
as Horseplayer
Pat Lane
as Booky
Eddie Rio
as Booky
William Yip
as Chinaman
George Chan
as Chinaman
Emmett Vogan
as Psychiatrist
Maurice Cass
as Psychiatrist
John Shay
as Doctor
John Miller
as Head Phone Man
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Critic Reviews for Sorrowful Jones

All Critics (2) | Top Critics (1)

Full Review… | March 25, 2006
New York Times
Top Critic

Bob Hope, Lucille Ball comedy suffers from lack of laughs.

March 23, 2008

Audience Reviews for Sorrowful Jones

It's a little too cute, but Bob Hope is always good, and Lucille Ball is a good match for him. Pleasant score, well produced. Entertaining but not very memorable.

James Higgins

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