It Could Happen To You

  • 1937
  • 1 HR 11 MIN
  • NR
  • Drama

A hackneyed tale of two near-siblings, one the natural and the other the adopted son of a kindly old immigrant. The adoptee, Baxter, is a bad non-seed who, when caught in a petty theft, accidentally kills his discoverer. Defended against the resulting murder charge by his goody-goody attorney almost-brother Davis, the misbegotten young man is acquitted....read more

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A hackneyed tale of two near-siblings, one the natural and the other the adopted son of a kindly old immigrant. The adoptee, Baxter, is a bad non-seed who, when caught in a petty theft, accidentally kills his discoverer. Defended against the resulting murder charge by his goody-goody

attorney almost-brother Davis, the misbegotten young man is acquitted. Seared by remorse about his misdeeds, Baxter pronounces himself guilty and serves as his own executioner, leaving the upstanding Davis to marry Leeds, the girl they both love. It could happen that nobody much cares.

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  • Review: A hackneyed tale of two near-siblings, one the natural and the other the adopted son of a kindly old immigrant. The adoptee, Baxter, is a bad non-seed who, when caught in a petty theft, accidentally kills his discoverer. Defended against the resulting murd… (more)

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