It Could Happen to You (1939 film)

It Could Happen to You is a 1939 American comedy film directed by Alfred L. Werker and written by Lou Breslow and Allen Rivkin. The film stars Stuart Erwin, Gloria Stuart, Raymond Walburn, Douglas Fowley, June Gale and Clarence Kolb.[1][2][3] The film was released on June 8, 1939, by 20th Century Fox.

It Could Happen to You
It Could Happen to You poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed byAlfred L. Werker
Screenplay byLou Breslow
Allen Rivkin
Story byCharles Hoffman
Produced byDavid Hempstead
StarringStuart Erwin
Gloria Stuart
Raymond Walburn
Douglas Fowley
June Gale
Clarence Kolb
CinematographyErnest Palmer
Distributed by20th Century Fox
Release date
  • June 8, 1939 (1939-06-08)
Running time
70 minutes
CountryUnited States


A beautiful girl gets murdered and ad man Mackinley Winslow gets arrested, now his wife Doris has to solve the crime and prove her husband's innocence.



  1. ^ "It Could Happen to You (1939) - Overview". 1939-06-08. Retrieved 2015-10-08.
  2. ^ Nugent, Frank S. (1939-06-09). "Movie Review - It Could Happen to You - THE SCREEN; A Wild-Eyed Story of Empire Is 'The Sun Never Sets' at Music Hall-New Films at Capitol and Palace". Retrieved 2015-10-08.
  3. ^ "It Could Happen to You". Retrieved 2015-10-08.

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