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Sorrowful Jones (1949) Poster

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The actual title of the original Damon Runyon story is "Markie"; "Little Miss Marker" was the title of an earlier film adaptation.
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One of over 700 Paramount productions, filmed between 1929 and 1949, that were sold to MCA/Universal in 1958 for television distribution, and have been owned and controlled by MCA ever since. This film received its first telecast in Philadelphia Tuesday 3 February 1959 on WCAU (Channel 10), followed by San Francisco Sunday 2 May 1959 on KPIX (Channel 5), by Minneapolis 1 June 1959 on WTCN (Channel 11), by Phoenix 12 June 1959 on KVAR (Channel 12), by Milwaukee 17 June 1959 on WITI (Channel 6), by New York City 7 November 1959 on WCBS (Channel 2), by Los Angeles 19 December 1959 on KNXT (Channel 2), by St. Louis Sunday 27 December 1959 on KMOX (Channel 4), and, finally by Chicago 30 July 1960 on WBBM (Channel 2). It was released on DVD 8 October 2002 in tandem with The Paleface (1948) as part of Universal's Bob Hope Tribute Collection, and again 29 April 2014 as one of 10 features in Universal's Bob Hope Classic Comedy Collection.
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First of four feature films that Bob Hope and Lucille Ball made together.
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"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie on November 21, 1949 with Bob Hope and Lucille Ball reprising their film roles.
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