Synopsis by Hal Erickson
The second of Thomas Meighan's three 1927 vehicles, We're All Gamblers was also the first of two collaborations between Meighan and director James Cruze. Based on Lucky Sam McCarver, a play by Sidney Howard, the story concerns a refugee of the Lower East Side who rises to the uppermost rungs of the nightclub world, all for the sake of a "dame." Boxer Sam McCarver (Meighan) falls in love with society girl Carlotta Asche (Mariette Mische). To prove his devotion, Sam purchases a swank nitery, where he shows up every night at the piano to serenade his sweetheart. When Carlotta is a accused of murder, Sam nobly takes the blame, and for a while it looks as though he's going to make the supreme sacrifice on her behalf. But thanks to a dizzying series of last-reel plot convolutions, Sam is permitted to enjoy a happy ending with Carlotta.
boxing, false-accusation, forbidden-love, killing, love, murder, nightclub, romance, socialite