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Sorrowful Jones


This second of four film adaptations of [[Performer~P109289~Damon Runyon~damonrunyon]]'s [[Feature~V29568~Little Miss Marker~littlemissmarker]] is tailored to the talents of [[Performer~P33168~Bob Hope~bobhope]]. A shifty Broadway bookie, Sorrowful Jones (Hope) becomes a reluctant foster parent when an anxious gambler leaves behind his little girl Martha Jane ([[Performer~P63288~Mary Jane Saunders~maryjanesaunders]]) as a "marker," or IOU. When the father is killed by mobster Big Steve Holloway...more