Actor Reginald Thorpe is found dead in his dressing room, stabbed in the back. Suspects abound. John Wayne's only contribution was as a stand-in for the corpse.

Director:

Writers:

, (story "It Might Have Happened") | 3 more credits »
Reviews
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Arizona (1931)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Bob refuses to marry his girlfriend and leaves her. She marries his close friend out of revenge.

Director: George B. Seitz
Stars: Laura La Plante, John Wayne, June Clyde
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Peter Brooks is a hard-working, hard-up college student whose dislike of women attending college weakens under the amorous advances of spoiled socialite coed Joan Madison.

Director: Seymour Felix
Stars: Virginia Cherrill, John Wayne, Marguerite Churchill
Romance | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

After Rob Russell steals Tim Clark's ranch, Clark starts prospecting for silver.

Director: D. Ross Lederman
Stars: Tim McCoy, Alice Day, Wheeler Oakman
Texas Cyclone (1932)
Action | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Pecos Grant rides into a strange town only to find that everyone recognizes him, not as Pecos Grant, but as a presumed-dead man named Rawlins. Even Rawlins' wife thinks her husband has come back. Pecos sets out to solve the mystery.

Director: D. Ross Lederman
Stars: Tim McCoy, Shirley Grey, Wheeler Oakman
Certificate: Passed Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

The Eagle uses sky writing to make threats against a corporation. Nathan Gregory owns a traveling fairground and is thought to be the Eagle. Craig McCoy is a pilot who goes looking for the Eagle when Gregory turns up missing.

Directors: Ford Beebe, B. Reeves Eason
Stars: John Wayne, Dorothy Gulliver, Walter Miller
Maker of Men (1931)
Drama | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

Bob plays football badly so his father Coach Dudley, his girlfriend Dorothy and his school reject him. He joins a rival college team and aims to defeat his dad's team.

Director: Edward Sedgwick
Stars: Jack Holt, Richard Cromwell, Joan Marsh
Comedy | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

Phil and Pete compete for Mary's love and also in a contest for best song written by a college student.

Director: James Tinling
Stars: Lois Moran, David Percy, Helen Twelvetrees
Certificate: Passed Mystery | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Clint Turner is arrested for the murder of his girlfriend Judy's father, a rival rancher who was an enemy of his own father.

Director: D. Ross Lederman
Stars: Buck Jones, John Wayne, Susan Fleming
Western

U.S. Army Captain John Delmont takes a leave of absence to find out what happened to his missing father. Later he leads a wagon train to California and goes after the bad guys involved in his father's disappearance.

Director: Scott Pembroke
Stars: John Wayne, Ann Rutherford, Joseph W. Girard
Certificate: Passed Action | Adventure | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

When his father is killed in a train wreck, Larry Baker vows to unmask a mysterious criminal called "The Wrecker," who has targeted the L&M Railroad for deadly" accidents."

Directors: J.P. McGowan, Armand Schaefer
Stars: Tully Marshall, Conway Tearle, John Wayne
Sea Spoilers (1936)
Drama | Mystery | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

When Coast Guard Commander arrives at his actress girlfriend's yacht he find the owner killed, contraband seal skins, and no girlfriend.

Director: Frank R. Strayer
Stars: John Wayne, Nan Grey, William Bakewell
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

Chris Morrell, the guardian of half-Indian girl Nina, is helping her find her missing white father. so she can cash in on her late mother's oil lease. Outlaw Sam Black is after the girl and... See full summary »

Director: Harry L. Fraser
Stars: John Wayne, Sheila Terry, Shirley Jean Rickert
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
...
...
...
George Byron ...
Speedy
...
Celia Adams
...
Breckinridge
DeWitt Jennings ...
Inspector Dunn
...
Payne
Harvey Clark ...
Nat Phillips
...
Barney
Frank Holliday ...
Thomas
Colin Campbell ...
Dr. Schulz
Nick Copeland ...
Stage manager
Edit

Storyline

Actor Reginald Thorpe is found dead in his dressing room, stabbed in the back. Suspects abound. John Wayne's only contribution was as a stand-in for the corpse. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Mystery

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

21 November 1931 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

It Might Have Happened  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?