Set of 2 Joe Palooka in Humphrey Takes a Chance Original Press Photo Lobby Cards. Joe Palooka in Humphrey Takes a Chance is one of 12 feature films based on the original syndicated comic strip by Ham Fisher. Joe Palooka in Humphrey Takes a Chance is directed by Jean Yarbrough and stars Leon Errol, Joe Kirkwood Jr., Robert Coogan, Lois Collier, Gil Lamb, Tom Neal, Jack Kirkwood, Mary Margaret Robinson, Andrew Tombes, Iris Adrian, Chester Conklin and Hank Mann. Joe Palooka in Humphrey Takes a Chance was released by Monogram Pictures.
Joe Palooka was an American comic strip about a heavyweight boxing champion, a good-natured prize fighter who didn’t like to fight; a defender of little guys; a gentle knight.