Sorrowful Jones

  |  Buy to Own: 27/07/2009
  |  84 min
Rated U by the BBFC


Comedy starring Bob Hope as Humphrey 'Sorrowful' Jones, a low-rent bookmaker whose freewheeeling lifestyle is brought to an abrupt halt after a gambler leaves behind his young daughter Martha Jane (Mary Jane Saunders) as a bet marker. When the father is killed by mobster Big Steve Holloway (Bruce Cabot), Sorrowful decides to hide Martha Jane from the authorities to prevent her from ending up in an orphanage. Lucille Ball co-stars as Sorrowful's girlfriend Gladys.