When beleaguered New York bookie "Sorrowful Jones" (Bob Hope) receives payment for a bet in the form of a living, breathing marker─his 5-year-old daughter, Mary Jane─he must become a reluctant father, in this lively comedy based on Damon Runyon's "Little Miss Marker." With Lucille Ball (in the first of four pairings with Hope), William Demarest, Bruce Cabot, and Mary Jane Saunders. Also includes "The Paleface." 180 min. total. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono; Subtitles: French, Spanish; biographies; theatrical trailer.