THE JACKPOT is one of the overlooked films of the early 1950s and is just as funny today as when it was first released. All one need do is substitute a TV show for a radio show and the story plays perfectly. Stewart is a nice, ordinary guy who works in a department store in Smalltown, USA.
He's married to Hale and they have two adorable kids, Wood and Rettig. Their tranquil lives are tossed into turmoil when Stewart gets a phone call from a radio show and is able to supply the correct answer to the question: "Who Is the Mystery Husband?" (At that time one of the more popular shows
was doing a phone segment where they played the sound of someone walking, gave a few ...