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Sorrowful Jones

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Genres: Comedy, Drama
Starring: Bob Hope, Lucille Ball
Director: Sidney Lanfield
Plot Synopsis:

Screen legends Bob Hope (The Paleface) and Lucille Ball (Fancy Pants) unite for the first time in this heartwarming story spun from Damon Runyon’s famous fable about a penny-pinching Broadway bookie called Sorrowful Jones (that’s Hope). Sorrowful takes a bet from a rotten gambler who leaves his young daughter as collateral. When the bettor doesn’t come back, Sorrowful Jones learns some hard lessons about parenthood—whether he wants to or not! On top of that, Lucy plays nightclub singer Gladys O’Neil, the apple of Sorrowful’s eye. But gangster Bruce Cabot (King Kong) stakes his claim on her affections and the sparks fly in all directions. A remake of the 1934 Shirley Temple film Little Miss Marker, this wonderful version from director Sidney Lanfield (Where There’s Life, The Lemon Drop Kid) marks Hope’s debut as a bonafide “actor.”

• Brand New HD Master – From a 2K Scan of the Fine Grain
• Theatrical Trailer
Bob Hope Trailers
• Optional English Subtitles
B&W 88 Minutes 1.37:1 Not Rated

  • Release Details
    Release Date: February 7th, 2023
    MPAA Rating: Not Rated
    Movie Release Year: 1949
    Release Country: United States
    Movie Studio: Kino Lorber
  • Technical Specs
    Length:88 Minutes
    Specs:Blu-ray Disc
    Video Resolution/Codec:1080p AVC/MPEG-4
    Aspect Ratio(s):1.37:1
    Audio Formats:English: DTS-HD MA 2.0 Mono
    Subtitles/Captions:English SDH