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lulu  This page presents an annotated, worldwide bibliography of reviews, articles and other published material related to the 1928 film A Girl in Every Port. This American film includes Louise Brooks in the role of Mademoiselle Godiva. Around the world, this film was exhibited or written about under other titles including Una novia in cada puerto (Argentina); Una chica en cada porto (Argentina); Das Verdammte Herz - Zwei lustige Matrosen (Austria); Une fille dans chaque port (Belgium); Dívka v každém prístavu (Czechoslovakia); En Pige i hver Havn (Denmark); Poings de fer, coeur d'or (France); Une femme dans chaque port (France); Une fille dans chaque port (France); Blaue jungens, blonde Mädchen (Germany); In jedem Hafen eine Braut (Germany - contemporary television title); Capitano Barbableu (Italy); Il Capitano Barbableu (Italy); Capitan Barbablů (Italy); Meitene katra osta (Latvia); Mergina kiekviename uoste (Lithuania); Dziewczyna w kaz.dym porcie (Poland); Uma rapariga em cada pôrto (Portugal); Uma companheira em cada pôrto (Portugal); O fata in fiecare port (Romania); Una novia in cada puerto (Spain); Un Amor en Cada Puerto (Spanish); and En flicka i varje hamn (Sweden).

This page is a work in progress. The intention of this bibliography is to be as comprehensive as possible; most citations represent a substantial review or article. Shorter, capsule reviews - usually a paragraph or two in length - are so noted. Entries are arranged chronologically. Critical commentary regarding Brooks, or the film as a whole (excerpted from the material cited), are offered as annotations. Some citations are linked to the material cited. (Some links reside on the Louise Brooks Society website, while others exist elsewhere on the internet.) An * indicates that a copy of this citation is held in the archives of the LBS. If you know of additional citations, or can provide further information on the entries noted on this page, please contact the Louise Brooks Society via . If you would like to help find vintage newspaper reviews, please follow this link. This bibliography has been compiled by Thomas Gladysz, and was last updated in June 2007.

A Girl in Every Port
released February 20, 1928

Kingsley, Grace. "Many Lasses in M'Laglen Film." Los Angeles Times, November 15, 1927. (United States) *
--- write-up in film column in Los Angeles, California newspaper

Binkley, Elena. "Sally O'Neill to Play Robert Kane's Mad Hour." Hollywood Daily Citizen, November 19, 1927. (United States) *
--- write-up in film column in Los Angeles, California newspaper

Binkley, Elena. "June Collyer Will Play Lead in Hangman's House For Fox." Hollywood Daily Citizen, November 22, 1927. (United States) *
--- write-up in film column in Los Angeles, California newspaper

Kingsley, Grace. "Flashes." Los Angeles Times, November 24, 1927. (United States) *
--- write-up in film column in Los Angeles, California newspaper

anonymous. "M'Laglen Has 10 Heroines in His Sailor Picture." Davenport Democrat And Leader, December 4, 1927. (United States) *
--- article in Davenport, Iowa newspaper

Associated Press. "Hollywood Stars." Washington Post, December 19, 1927. (United States) *
--- "Fox has engaged a vertible swarm of girls . . . . " - syndicated column in Washington D.C. newspaper

anonymous. "A Girl in Every Port." Duluth News Tribune, January 1, 1928. (United States) *
--- feature photo in Duluth, Minnesota newspaper

anonymous. "Victor McLaglen Has An Exciting Time In Rowboat." Mansfield News, January 3, 1928. (United States) *
--- article in Mansfield, Ohio newspaper

Nina. "Sidelights of the Stage and Screen." Amarillo Globe, January 3, 1928. (United States) *
--- write-up in syndicated column in Amarillo, Texas newspaper

Associated Press. "Hollywood Stars." Washington Post, January 14, 1928. (United States) *
--- "Louise Brooks, who has the main feminine interest, playing Mdame Godiva, the rag, bone and hank of hair that separates the big sailorman from his dough, is deft in her work. " - write up in syndicated column in Washington D.C. newspaper

Williams, Whitney. "A Girl in Every Port Introduces New Team." Los Angeles Times, January 29, 1928. (United States) *
--- "Of the girls there are many. Louise Brooks has the largest footage." - article in Los Angeles, California newspaper

anonymous. "Screen Notes." Daily Worker, February 18, 1928. (United States) *
--- brief write-up in New York City-based Socialist newspaper

Allen, Kelcey. "The Screen." Women's Wear Daily, February 18, 1928. (United States) *
--- capsule notice

R., C. "A Girl in Every Port im Roxy Theater." New Yorker Volkszeitung, February 22, 1928. (United States) *
--- review in German-language, New York City newspaper

anonymous. "A Port of Call Comedy at the Roxy." New York Post, February 20, 1928. (United States) *
--- "And there is Louise Brooks, who, despite what the program may say, is always Louise Brooks . . . ." - New York City newspaper

anonymous. "At the Roxy." New York Telegram, February 20, 1928. (United States) *
--- " . . . a hit picture." - New York City newspaper

author unknown. Morning Telegraph, February 20?, 1928. (United States)
--- "It's sure a winner." - New York City newspaper

author unknown. New York Graphic, February 20?, 1928. (United States)
--- ". . . an all around good picture, sophisticated in treatment." - New York City newspaper

author unknown. New York Evening World, February 20?, 1928. (United States)
--- ". . . filled with wit, high adventure and with pathos." - New York City newspaper

Cannon, Regina. "Girl in Every Port Ranked as Amusing Cinema Attraction." New York American, February 20, 1928. (United States) *
--- "Then comes THE women. She is Louise Brooks, pert, fascinating young creature, who does high and fancy diving for a living. . . . Miss Brooks 'takes' our hero in somewhat the manner that Grant took Richmond. . . . Louise Brooks has a way of making a junior vamp and infantile scarlet lady seem most attractive." - New York City newspaper

Cohen Jr. John S. "The New Photoplays." New York Sun, February 20, 1928. (United States) *
--- "Louise Brooks is the principal matter of contention. . . . Miss Brooks is as attractive as ever." - New York City newspaper

Dickstein, Martin. "The Cinema Circuit." Brooklyn Daily Eagle, February 20, 1928. (United States) *
--- "Louise Brooks is present in a major-minor role, but succeeds in capturing very little of the honors for herself." - review in New York City newspaper

F., C. F. "The Current Cinema." Brooklyn Daily Times, February 20, 1928. (United States) *
--- review in New York City newspaper

Hall, Mordaunt. "Don Juans of the Deep." New York Times, February 20, 1928. (United States) *
--- "Louise Brooks figures as the alluring brunette of Marseilles." - New York City newspaper

Johaneson, Bland. "McLaglan Star at Roxy." Daily Mirror, February 20, 1928. (United States) *
--- "Louise Brooks plays the amusement park high diver. Louise's hard eyebrows are an advantage in this role." - New York City newspaper

S., A. "The New Films." The World, February 20, 1928. (United States) *
--- "Louise brooks is the most conspicious of these ladies and Victor McLaglen and Robert Armstrong are the roving shipmates. Their work is excellent, but no more so than that of the minor members of the cast." - New York City newspaper

Thirer, Irene. "Roxy and Paramount Offer Frothy, Jolly Film Fare." Daily News, February 20, 1928. (United States) *
--- "Louise Brooks is at her loveliest. The rest of the gals from other ports are good to look at, too." - New York City newspaper

Underhill, Harriette. "On the Screen." New York Herald Tribune, February 20, 1928. (United States) *
--- "Louise Brooks is the girl from France. She is extremely comely as the 'Godiva of the Sea'." - New York City newspaper

Simmons, Michael. "The Screen in Review." Morning Telegraph, February 21, 1928. (United States) *
--- review in New York City newspaper

Land. "A Girl in Every Port." Variety, February 22, 1928. (United States) *
--- "Miss Brooks has the longest session in front of the camera. This gal is solid with the jellybean trade. She is often and favorably mentioned whenever the boys go into executive session on the opposite sex. With all the merited praise of her face and figure little has been said to date about Miss Brooks' acting. It's one of those things you don't mention."

Harrison, P. S. "A Girl in Every Port - with Victor McLaglen and Louise Brooks." Harrison's Reports, February 25, 1928. (United States) *
--- "An enjoyable comedy . . . . Louise Brooks takes her part well." - short review in trade publication

anonymous. "Victor McLaglen in A Girl in Every Port." Film Daily, February 26, 1928. (United States) *
--- "Louise Brooks satisfactory as the girl who gyps McLaglen out of his savings." - capsule review

anonymous. "McLaglen Role a Natural for Him." Chicago Herald-Examiner, February 26, 1928. (United States) *
--- brief article in Chicago, Illinois newspaper

Hall, Mordaunt. "The Heart Pirates." New York Times, February 26, 1928. (United States) *
--- "A rollicking comedy that appears to have caught a breeze from the briny . . . ." - New York City newspaper

Lusk, Norbert. "Crowd Piece of Rare Skill." Los Angeles Times, February 26, 1928. (United States) *
--- article in Los Angeles, California newspaper

Harris, Genevieve. "Victor McLaglen Plays a Gay Philanderer." Chicago Evening Post, February 27, 1928. (United States) *
--- "Louise Brooks is by no means the member of her sex in this production. She has nine or ten rivals, for the story takes us to more than one port. But Louise draws the only 'name' role. The others are just girls. . . . Louise Brooks, with her pert appearance, is most satisfactory as the leading charmer." - review in Chicago, Illinois newspaper

Reel, Rob. "McLaglen and Norma Star in Two Refreshing Films." Chicago Evening American, February 29, 1928. (United States) *
--- review in Chicago, Illinois newspaper

Sheekman, Arthur. "McLaglen's Latest Film Is Good Show on Monroe Screen." Chicago Daily Journal, February 29, 1928. (United States) *
--- "Your correspondent, partial to all the McLaglen performances, had a grand time watching A Girl in Every Port, in which so much lovliness is contributed by that dark young venus, Miss Brooks." - review in Chicago, Illinois newspaper

anonymous. "A Girl in Every Port." National Board of Review Magazine, March, 1928. (United States) *
--- capsule review

anonymous. "A Girl in Every Port." Photoplay, March, 1928. (United States) *
--- capsule review with small image of Brooks and McLaglen

Tinee, Mae "Mr. M'Laglen This Time Is a Battling Tar." Chicago Tribune, March 1, 1928. (United States) *
--- "Various damsels rage through the action, but to Louise Brooks falls, as should, the plum feminine characterization. She pulls it off in her customary deft fashion - and the enchanting bob in which she first appeared before the movie camera." - Chicago, Illinois newspaper

anonymous. "Opinions on Pictures." Motion Picture News, March 3, 1928. (United States) *
--- "All things considered this picture should stir up an average amount of excitement." - review in trade journal

C., R. "Film: A Girl in Every Port." Billboard, March 3, 1928. (United States) *
--- "Louise Brooks is featured in the supporting company." - (author is Roy Chartier)

C., O. "The Current Cinema." New Yorker, March 3, 1928. (United States) *
--- "A girl broke up the happy friendship of two men but when she turned out to be what one of them described as a tramp the two pals walked happily out of the end of the picture." - short mention in film column

anonymous. "Roxy's First Year." New York Times, March 4, 1928. (United States) *
--- "On Washington's birthday last a new daily record was created. The receipts of that day for the picture A Girl in Every Port, was $29,463." - mention in article in New York City newspaper

anonymous. "New Pictures." Time, March 5, 1928. (United States) *
--- "Nobody could be more charming than Louise Brooks, that clinging and tender little barnacle from the docks of Marseilles. Director Howard Hawks and his entire cast, especially Robert Armstrong, deserve bouquets and kudos." - capsule review with illustration of Brooks

Sherwood, A. M. "The Movies." The Outlook, March 7, 1928. (United States) *
--- "Mr. McLaglen is good, and so are Robert Armstrong and Louise Brooks." - review

Lorentz, Pare. "Judging the Movies." Judge, March 10, 1928. (United States) *
--- "This particular presentation is funny at times, and made pleasant by a neat array of new faces and figures." round-up of new releases

anonymous. "Girl in Every Port Is Featured At New." Baltimore Post, March 12, 1928. (United States) *
--- review in Baltimore, Maryland newspaper

anonymous. "The New Pictures." Indianapolis Star, March 12, 1928. (United States) *
--- "The feature picture, starring Victor McLaglen and Louise Brooks, is one with many laughs." - review in Indianapolis, Indiana newspaper

anonymous. "Film Features." Baltimore Sun, March 13, 1928. (United States) *
--- capsule review in Baltimore, Maryland newspaper

anonymous. "Comedy Film Heads Fox's Varied Bill." Philadelphia Inquirer, March 13, 1928. (United States) *
--- "The outstanding feminine role is played very well, indeed, by Louise Brooks." - review in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania newspaper

anonymous. "Screen Comedy Feature on Program at Fox." Philadelphia Public Ledger, March 13, 1928. (United States) *
--- "Louise Brooks - a lovely little waif from the docks." - review in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania newspaper

anonymous. "Fox Offerings Have an Appeal for Everybody." Philadelphia Record, March 13, 1928. (United States) *
--- review in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania newspaper

anonymous. "A Girl in Every Port." The Bioscope, March 15, 1928. (England) *
--- " . . . the general standard of acting is high." - capsule review

Clark, Norman. "Hobohemia Is Shown at Valencia." Baltimore News, March 15, 1928. (United States) *
--- "The shapely Louise Brooks is the head girl in the show." - review in Baltimore, Maryland newspaper

Collier, Lionel. "A Girl in Every Port." Kinematograph Weekly, March 15, 1928. (England) *
--- "Louise Brooks made a charmingly heartless vamp of Marie." - capsule review

anonymous. "Vic McLaglen Makes Hit In Maine Picture." Portland Evening Express, March 16, 1928. (United States) *
--- short review in Portland, Maine newspaper

anonymous. "Pantages: A Girl in Every Port." The Argonaut, March 17, 1928. (United States) *
--- "A Girl in Every Port with Victor McLaglen on the screen. Both show that filmland's citadel is treating the weaker sex with abandon." - very brief notice in San Francisco, California news weekly

anonymous. "Eight Girls Featured in McLaglen's New Picture." Mansfield News, March 18, 1928. (United States) *
--- article in Mansfield, Ohio newspaper

Mueller, Anita. "Movie Reviews." St. Louis Globe-Democrat, March 18, 1928. (United States) *
--- " . . . provokes quite a few laughs." - review in St. Louis, Missouri newspaper

author unknown. St. Louis Star, March 18?, 1928. (United States)
--- " . . . a good picture of its kind." - St. Louis, Missouri newspaper

author unknown. St. Louis Times, March 18?, 1928. (United States)
--- " . . . a splendid feature comedy." - St. Louis, Missouri newspaper

anonymous. "Theaters." Daily Oklahoman, March 19, 1928. (United States) *
--- brief review in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma newspaper

anonymous. "Girl in Every Port Is Action Film at Fox." Newark Star-Eagle, March 19, 1928. (United States) *
--- "He has a prize associate in Robert Armstrong, who was the fighter in the stage version of Is Zat So, and Louise Brooks, cast as a sideshow siren, does capitally as the crisis of McLaglen's career as a seaport Don Juan." - review in Newark, New Jersey newspaper

anonymous. "Fays Theatre." Providence Evening Bulletin, March 19, 1928. (United States) *
--- review in Providence, Rhode Island newspaper

anonymous. "Man's Picture Wins Favor Of Women." San Francisco Chronicle, March 19, 1928. (United States) *
--- "They quarrel in Marseilles over a variety actress, a slim, cool, heartless little girl whose part Louise Brooks acts superbly." - San Francisco, California newspaper

McCormick, Ella H. "Reel Players." Detroit Free Press, March 19, 1928. (United States) *
--- review in Detroit, Michigan newspaper

S., C. D. "Stage and Screen Share Honors at Pantages" San Francisco News, March 19, 1928. (United States) *
--- "Victor McLaglan is starred with Robert Armstrong running a close second and Louise Brooks as the principal girl in the several ports in which the two sailors had sweethearts." - San Francisco, California newspaper

anonymous. "Pictures and Vaudeville." Detroit News, March 20, 1928. (United States) *
--- "Co-starred in the production, Louise Brooks supplies a portrayal which measures up to her past standards." - review in Detroit, Michigan newspaper

anonymous. "Girl in Every Port Has Local Premiere at Colonial." Detroit Times, March 20, 1928. (United States) *
--- brief review in Detroit, Michigan newspaper

anonymous. "Passed in Review at City Theaters." Providence Journal, March 20, 1928. (United States) *
--- " . . . comedy abounds. . . . The film is sparkling entertainment." - capsule review in Providence, Rhode Island newspaper

Gillaspey, A. F. "Stars on Stage and in Film." San Francisco Bulletin, March 20, 1928. (United States) *
--- "Robert Armstrong and Louise Brooks give the new star excellent support." - San Francisco, California newspaper

anonymous. "M'Laglen Has New Triumph in Film." Chronicle Telegram, March 22, 1928. (United States) *
--- article in Elyria, Ohio newspaper

anonymous. "Almost Human." Charleston Gazette, March 25, 1928. (United States) *
--- article in Charleston, West Virginia newspaper

D., M. W. "The Pictures." London Observer, March 25, 1928. (England) *
--- capsule review in London newspaper

anonymous. "Offerings at the Local Theaters." Washington Post, March 26, 1928. (United States) *
--- "One of the most artistic bills of the season." - Washington D.C. newspaper

anonymous. "Opening Attractions in Washington Theaters." Washington Star, March 26, 1928. (United States) *
--- "McLaglen plays the lead exceptionally well with capable support." - review in Washington D.C. newspaper

anonymous. "This Fox Bill Wins High Praise." Washington Times, March 26, 1928. (United States) *
--- "The girl is Louise Brooks, who could supply half the so-called stars of Hollywood with 'IT' and still have enough left to outclass Clara Bow." - review in Washington D.C. newspaper

L., H.W. "New Cinema Programs." Toledo Blade, March 26, 1928. (United States) *
--- "Dainty, fascinating Louise Brooks finally captures the heart of the swaggering Spike and then the tables are turned and one is shown that the ladies, too, can love 'em and leave 'em." - brief review in Toledo, Ohio newspaper

Potter, Merle. "Pantages." Minneapolis Journal, March 26, 1928. (United States) *
--- capsule review in Minneapolis, Minnesota newspaper

Shreve, Harry. "Victor M'Laglen and a Lot of Girls." Washington Herald, March 26, 1928. (United States) *
--- "Victor McLaglen stars in the story and he has a fine cast to back him up." - Washington D.C. newspaper

Taaffe, Agnes. "Theatres." Minneapolis Daily Star, March 26, 1928. (United States) *
--- brief review in Minneapolis, Minnesota newspaper

W., M. "Victor McLaglen Scores In Swift, Rollicking Photodrama At Palace." Toledo Times, March 26, 1928. (United States) *
--- review in Toledo, Ohio newspaper

anonymous. "Girl in Every Port Ends at Ritz Today." Mansfield News, March 27, 1928. (United States) *
--- short article in Mansfield, Ohio newspaper

anonymous. "A Globe-Trottin' Lady-Killer." Motion Picture, April, 1928. (United States) *
--- full-page photo spread - Victor McLaglen surrounded by multinational girls from every port (though not Brooks)

S., H.F. "The Crimson Playgoer." The Crimson, April 2, 1928. (United States) *
--- "The main interest of the story comes when Spike meets his rival, and 'the' girl - Louise Brooks. From then on the picture might well be entitled 'A Text Book for Pugilistic Aspirants.' In a word, the picture is very amusing and eminently well worth seeing; well directed with Miss Brooks and Mr. McLagien forming a very delightful contrast." - review in Harvard University student newspaper

anonymous. "Vic McLaglen Has Star Role in Sea Story." Atlanta Constitution, April 8, 1928. (United States) *
--- article in Atlanta, Georgia newspaper

anonymous. "Pantages - A Girl in Every Port." Kansas City Star, April 8, 1928. (United States) *
--- "Then they meet the black-haired Miss Brooks who almost puts an end to their fighting and love-making." - article in Kansas City, Missouri newspaper

anonymous. "Offerings of the Week at Buffalo's Leading Playhouses." Buffalo Courier-Express, April 9, 1928. (United States) *
--- review in Buffalo, New York newspaper

anonymous. "Great Lakes - A Girl in Every Port." Buffalo Evening News, April 9, 1928. (United States) *
--- review in Buffalo, New York newspaper

Colier, Tarleton. "Human Picture is Tar Film at Capitol." Atlanta Georgian, April 10, 1928. (United States) *
--- review in Atlanta, Georgia newspaper

anonymous. "Girl in Every Port." Hartford Courant, April 12, 1928. (United States)
--- article in Hartford, Conneticut newspaper

Nina. "Sidelights of the Stage and Screen." Amarillo Globe, April 13, 1928. (United States) *
--- write-up in syndicated column in Amarillo, Texas newspaper

anonymous. "Victor McLaglen Heads Picture at Grand Lake." Oakland Tribune, April 14, 1928. (United States) *
--- article in Oakland, California newspaper

anonymous. "Pictures Playing Atlanta This Week." Weekly Film Review, April 14, 1928. (United States) *
--- capsule review; "Audience reaction - Cheered it - and loved it!" - Atlanta, Georgia trade journal

anonymous. "Vitaphone Drama, Victor McLaglen State Features." Fresno Bee, April 15, 1928. (United States) *
--- "Eight young women, including Louise Brooks, support McLaglen in this picture." - brief article in Fresno, California newspaper

anonymous. "Victor McLaglen Star In Princess Theater Picture." Hartford Courant, April 15, 1928. (United States) *
--- article in Hartford, Conneticut newspaper

S., V. "Grand Lake Has Varied Diversion." Oakland Post-Enquirer, April 16, 1928. (United States) *
--- "There are some beautiful girls sprinkled around the globe in ports where the two call." - review in Oakland, California newspaper

anonymous. "Girl In Every Port Stars McLaglen, Leland." Albany Evening News, April 17, 1928. (United States) *
--- review in Albany, New York newspaper

anonymous. "Attractions at Theaters This Week." Albany Times-Union, April 17, 1928. (United States) *
--- review in Albany, New York newspaper

anonymous. "Pricess." Hartford Times, April 17, 1928 . (United States) *
--- review in Hartford, Conneticut newspaper

anonymous. "At the Theaters." Olean Evening Times, April 17, 1928. (United States) *
--- review in Olean, New York newspaper

H., W. H. "At Albany Theaters." Knickerbocker Press, April 17, 1928. (United States) *
--- brief review in Albany, New York newspaper

anonymous. "Girl in Every Port at Oshkosh Two Days." Daily Northwestern , April 21, 1928. (United States) *
--- short article in Oshkosh, Wisconsin newspaper

anonymous. "Unusual Story of Sea in Film." Flint Journal, April 22, 1928. (United States) *
--- article in Flint, Michigan newspaper

anonymous. "Audience Enjoys Jay Brower and McLaglen, California." San Jose Mercury Herald, April 22, 1928. (United States) *
--- "But film fans will never forget the picture - A Girl in Every Port, with Victor McLaglen and a strong cast. Here's the year's fastest, funniest, and most thrilling comedy drama. It comes direct from the Roxy theatre, New York, where it had Broadway standing in a long line for weeks." - San Jose, California newspaper

Bahn, Chester B. "A Girl in Every Port and Forster's Solo Eckel's Hits." Syracuse Herald, April 22, 1928. (United States) *
--- review in Syracuse, New York newspaper

anonymous. "Eckel." Post-Standard, April 23, 1928. (United States) *
--- long review in Syracuse, New York newspaper

Al. "M'Laglen Again Star in Picture at Capitol." Richmond Times-Dispatch, April 24, 1928. (United States) *
--- "Louise Brooks does a fine performance as Marie, formerly Tillie, who is still crazy about Spike's buddy, but is hard-boiled enough to work Spike for his hard-earned cash." - review in Richmond, Virginia newspaper

anonymous. "Acrobats in Score on Bill for Pantages." Los Angeles Evening Herald, April 24, 1928. (United States) *
--- "Louise Brooks, Leila Hyams, Natalie Joyce, Francis MacDonald and Robert Armstrong all do excellent work." - Los Angeles, California newspaper

anonymous. "Ex-Mr. Flagg Knows Address at Every Stop." Los Angeles Examiner, April 24, 1928. (United States) *
--- review in Los Angeles, California newspaper

anonymous. "McLaglen In Pantages Film." Los Angeles Record, April 24, 1927. (United States) *
--- brief review in Los Angeles, California newspaper

anonymous. "Fox Film Wins Bill Honors." Los Angeles Times, April 24, 1928. (United States) *
--- " . . . the picture as a whole is enjoyable." - Los Angeles, California newspaper

anonymous. "M'Laglen Starred in California Film." Berkeley Daily Gazzette, April 26, 1928. (United States) *
--- article in Berkeley, California newspaper

anonymous. "Campus Playing The Jazz Singer; A Girl in Every Port, Romana Now Showing at California, U. C." Daily Californian, April 26, 1928. (United States) *
--- brief review in University of California, Berkeley student newspaper

anonymous. "Granada." Portland Oregonian, April 29, 1928. (United States) *
--- capsule notice in Portland, Oregon newspaper

anonymous. "Thrills Found at egyptian." Ogden Standard-Examiner, April 30, 1928. (United States) *
--- review in Ogden, Utah newspaper

Patton, Peggy. "Wisconsin Has Man's Picture." Wisconsin News, April 30, 1928. (United States) *
--- " . . . and Louise Brooks, though the latter has little to do, are splendid." - review in Milwaukee, Wisconsin newspaper

R. Jr., J. "The New Pictures Reviewed." Dallas Morning News, April 30, 1928. (United States) *
--- review in Dallas, Texas newspaper

author unknown. Film Fun, May, 1928. (United States)
-- short review

"A Sailor's Sweethearts." Picture-Play, May, 1928. (United States) *
-- two-page photo-spread

anonymous. "A Girl in Every Port." Screenland, May, 1928. (United States) *
--- "Louise Brooks, Leila Hyams, and many, many more are present to liven things up; but not even Louise makes more than a dent in the big, big heart of the two sailor-boys."

anonymous. "Thrilling Picture Stars McLaglen At Dome Theater." Santa Monica Evening Outlook, May 4, 1928. (United States) *
--- article in Santa Monica, California newspaper

anonymous. "A Girl in Every Port Unique Story of the Sea." Venice Evening Vanguard, May 4, 1928. (United States) *
--- review in Venice, California newspaper

anonymous. "What Press Agents Say About Coming Events." Toronto Star, May 5, 1928. (Canada) *
--- brief article in Toronto, Canada newspaper

anonymous. "Stage and Film Fare Is Unusual." Seattle Post Intelligencer, May 7, 1928. (United States) *
--- brief review in Seattle, Washington newspaper

anonymous. "M'Laglen Wins New Laurels in Pantages Film." Seattle Daily Times, May 8, 1928. (United States) *
--- article in Seattle, Washington newspaper

Mason, Lawrence. "Pantages Theatere." Globe and Mail, May 8, 1928. (Canada) *
--- short review in Toronto, Ontario newspaper

anonymous. "Victor M'Laglen is Hit in New Picture." Seattle Daily Times, May 10, 1928. (United States) *
--- "Ten screen favorites play opposite McLaglen as the girls in the various ports, among whom are included Louise Brooks . . . ." - review in Seattle, Washington newspaper

anonymous. "Toronto Theaters." Canadian Moving Picture Digest, May 12, 1928. (Canada) *
--- review in Toronto trade journal

anonymous. "Movies." Vidette-Messenger, May 12, 1928. (United States) *
--- review in Valparaiso, Indiana newspaper

anonymous. "Captian Flagg Plays Star Role." Woodland Daily Democratr, May 12, 1928. (United States) *
--- article in Woodland, California newspaper

anonymous. "Victor M'Laglen Plays Sea Shiek." Galveston Daily News, May 27, 1928. (United States) *
--- review in Galveston, Texas newspaper

Marks, Bill. "After Six in Warren." Warren Tribune, May 28, 1928. (United States) *
--- review in Warren, Pennsylvania newspaper

Marks, Bill. "After Six in Warren." Warren Tribune, May 29, 1928. (United States) *
--- another review in Warren, Pennsylvania newspaper

anonymous. "Moviegrams." Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune, June 9, 1928. (United States) *
--- article in Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin newspaper

anonymous. "At the Cinema." North China Daily News, June 18, 1928. (China) *
--- capsule review in Shanghai newspaper

anonymous. "Victor McLaglen in loew's feature Film." Montreal Herald, June 30, 1928. (Canada) *
--- article in Montreal, Canada newspaper

anonymous. "At Loews Theatre." The Standard, June 30, 1928. (Canada) *
--- article in Montreal, Canada weekly newspaper

anonymous. "At Loews Theatre." Montreal Gazette, July 3, 1928. (Canada) *
--- review in Montreal, Canada newspaper

anonymous. "Girls in Every Port is Hit at Imperial." Times Recorder, July 3, 1928. (United States) *
--- review in Zanesville, Ohio newspaper

anonymous. "The Theaters." Van Wert Daily Bulletin , July 3, 1928. (United States) *
--- brief article in Van Wert, Ohio newspaper

N., J. "Au Loews, Victor McLaglen et Robert Armstrong dans une film d'une originale conception." La Patrie, July 3, 1928. (Canada) *
--- review in French-language Montreal, Canada newspaper

P., S. M. "Casino de Paris Revue At Loews Theater This Week A Delightful Show." Montreal Daily Star, July 3, 1928. (United States) *
--- review in Montreal, Canada newspaper

anonymous. "Grand Manager Has a Novel New Contest for Youngsters." Zanesville Signal, July 4, 1928. (United States) *
--- short article in Zanesville, Ohio newspaper

anonymous. "Galaxy of Girls Coming to Iowa Sunday." Cedar Rapids Tribune, July 20, 1928. (United States) *
--- short article in Cedar Rapids, Iowa newspaper

anonymous. "Criticisms." Der Film, July 20, 1928. (Germany) *
--- "A bright, entertaining and exciting film, with good direction and acting." - single sentence review in German trade publication

Star, Jan. "Poings de Fer, Coeur D'Or." Cinèmagazine, July 20, 1928. (France) *
--- review

Fleming, John. "A Girl in Every Port." The Picturegoer, August, 1928. (England) *
--- illustrated synopsis of the film story

anonymous. "Sea Picture Being Shown at Majestic." Sheboygan Press, August 6, 1928. (United States) *
--- article in Sheboygan, Wisconsin newspaper

anonymous. "A Girl in Every Port." Picture Show, August 18, 1928. (England)
-- one page illustrated feature

anonymous. "A Girl in Every Port." The Cinema World, September, 1928. (England) *
--- cast and detailed story synopsis

author unknown. The Tatler, October 24, 1928. (England)
--- article on the film

Orlan, Pierre Mac. "L'aventure au Cinéma." Pour Vous, November 22, 1928. (France) *
--- images from the film along with brief text

Auriol, Jean-George. "A girl in every port." La Revue du cinéma, December, 1928. (France) *
--- " . . . la perfection athletique de Louise Brooks." [ reprinted in Howard Hawks: American Artist (London: British Film Institute, 1996) ]

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Jäger, Ernst. "Film-Kritik." Film-Kurier, December 1, 1928. (Germany) *
--- long review

z., t. "Blaue Jungs - blonde Mädchen." Der Film, December 1, 1928. (Germany) *
--- "Die alle, außer Louise Brooks, nicht viel zu spielen haben, alber - eben - und das reicht hier volkommen aus - anmutig sind und sehr gut aussehen." - article in German trade publication

Gl., K. Berliner Morgenpost, December 2, 1928. (Germany) *
--- "Das Madchen, das die unzertrennlichen Freunde beinah - aber nur beinah - entzweit, Louise Brooks, hubich aber fchaufpielerifch belanglos." - Berlin newspaper

anonymous. "Blaue jungens, blonde Mädchen." Kinematograph, December 2, 1928. (Germany) *
--- review in Berlin publication

Hirsch, Leo. "Berlin, Hollywood, Paris." Berliner Tageblatt, December 2, 1928. (Germany) *
--- "Nur die kleine Louise Brooks, die bei uns die Lulu spielen wird, ist hier ein Luder ohne Witz." - review in Berlin newspaper

j. "Baus Nr. 17 - Blaue Jungs." Germania, February 2, 1928. (Germany) *
--- author is Igna Maria Junemann; capsule review in Berlin newspaper

anonymous. "Theaters." Duluth Herald, December 3, 1928. (United States) *
--- review in Duluth, Minnesota newspaper

anonymous. "At the Theaters." Duluth News Tribune, December 3, 1928. (United States) *
--- capsule review in Duluth, Minnesota newspaper

"Blaue jungens, blonde Mädchen." Illustrierter Film Kurier, number 1020, 1928. (Germany) *
--- entire issue of this Berlin publication is devoted to the film

author unknown. 8=Uhr=Abendblatt, December ?, 1928. (Germany)
--- " . . . ift Louise Brooks, und man muß gagen, daß es fchon lohnt, fich um diefe Frau zu prugeln." - Berlin newspaper

author unknown. B.Z. am Mittag, December ?, 1928. (Germany)
--- "Louise Brooks, die deutiche Lulu, fteht als Frau zmifchen den beiden Freunden." - Berlin newspaper

author unknown. Montag Morgen, December ?, 1928. (Germany)
--- Berlin newspaper

h., f. "Blaue Jungs - blonde Mädchen." Reichsfilmblatt, December 8, 1928. (Germany) *
--- short film review

K-i., C. "Vom Film." Die Welt, December 10, 1928. (Germany) *
--- short review in Berlin newspaper

anonymous. "Racy Picture." Lima News, December 28, 1928. (United States) *
--- review in Lima, Ohio newspaper

Gim. "Capitano Barbableu." La Rivista Cinematografica, December 30, 1928. (Italy)
--- article

edited. Picture Show Annual 1929. London: Amalgamated Press, 1929. *
--- hardback annual includes a full page illustrated feature on A Girl in Every Port

anonymous. "At the Theaters." Newark Advocate, January 5, 1929. (United States) *
--- brief article in Newark, Ohio newspaper

anonymous. "Programa de espectaculos." El Imparcial, January 8, 1929. (Spain) *
--- brief write-up in Madrid newspaper

anonymous. "Victor McLaglen is Playing at Gem." Newark Advocate, January 31, 1929. (United States) *
--- brief article in Newark, Ohio newspaper

Vincent, Carl. "Une fille dans chaque port." L’Indépendance Belge, February 22, 1929. (Belgium) *
--- short review in Brussells publication

Voillequin, Odette. "A Girl in Every Port." Cinèmagazine, March 8, 1929. (France) *
--- brief article

Gilbert, Morris. "Paris Cinema Chatter." New York Times, April 6, 1930. (United States) *
--- the film is mentioned as having been shown in Paris in article in New York City newspaper

Leveque, Maurice. "A Girl in Every Port." Cinèmagazine, April 15, 1929. (France) *
--- brief article

Gilbert, Morris. "Paris Cinema Chatter." New York Times, April 20, 1930. (United States) *
--- "They love A Girl in Every Port, which has the added distinction of being practically the only American film which keeps its own English title here." - mention in article in New York City newspaper

Voillequin, Odette. "Concours des Meilleures Critique." Cinèmagazine, April 29?, 1929. (France) *
--- brief review

anonymous. "Uma rapariga em cada porto." Imagem, May 10, 1930. (Portugal) *
--- one page illustrated article

G., J. N. "Estreias." Cinefilo, May 17, 1930. (Portugal) *
--- "Louise Brooks muito à vontade no papel da rapariga de reduzidos escrupulos."- capsule review

Cendrars, Blaise. publication unknown. 19?? (France)
--- " . . . definitely marked the first appearance of contemporary cinema."

Archer, Eugene. "Modern Museum Sets Film Series." New York Times, May 1, 1962. (United States) *
--- a screening is referenced in article in New York City newspaper

Fieschi, Jean-André. "A girl in every port." Cahiers du Cinéma, January, 1963. (France) *
--- short article in Howard Hawks issue

M., T. "A Girl in Every Port." Sight and Sound, Spring 1965. (England) *
--- short article with picture of Brooks

Gili, Jean A. Howard Hawks. Paris: Editions Seghers, 1971. *
--- Brooks is pictured and discussed in this book on the director

Bahler, Wolf-Eckart. "A girl in every port." Filmkritik, April 1, 1973. (Germany)
--- includes commentary on the film

Appelbaum, Stanley. Silent Movies A Picture Quiz Book. New York: Dover Books, 1974. *
--- contains a still from the film

Haskell, Molly. "Howard Hawks. Masculine-feminine." Film Comment, March - April 1974. (United States)
--- includes commentary on the film

Turroni, Giuseppe. "Circolarita di Howard Hawks." Filmcritica, March 1976. (Italy)
--- includes commentary on the film

Richards, Jeffrey. "The silent film of Howard Hawks." Focus on Film, Summer - Autumn 1976. (United States)
--- includes commentary on the film

Pulleine, Tim. "A Girl in Every Port." Monthly Film Bulletin, July, 1980. (England) *
--- "Quite apart from the disappointingly token use of Louise Brooks, these scenes come over as hollowly contrived." - publication of the British Film Institute; London

B., J. "Film Notes - A Girl in Every Port." Pacific Film Archive, March 15, 1981. (United States)
--- brief program notes regarding the PFA Film Series "The American Films of Louise Brooks" - Berkeley, California (follow this link to access text)

Apra, Adriano, and Pistagnes, Patriziai (editors). Il cinema di Howard Hawks, Venice, Italy: Biennale di Venezia, 1981.
--- contains material on the film including Kevin Brownlow's June 30, 1967 interview with Hawks in which the director talks about Brooks, as well as two articles with references to the film

anonymous. "Film Notes - A Girl in Every Port." Pacific Film Archive, February 19, 1983. (United States)
--- brief notes regarding the PFA Film Series program "Louise Brooks: Brooks in a Howard Hawks Comedy" - Berkeley, California (follow this link to access text)

anonymous. "Film Notes - A Girl in Every Port." Pacific Film Archive, October 10, 1985. (United States)
--- brief program notes regarding the PFA Film Series "A Tribute to Louise Brooks (1906 - 1985)" - Berkeley, California (follow this link to access text)

Comiskey, Ray. "2:00 Film: A Girl in Every Port." Irish Times, January 4, 1986. (Ireland) *
--- annotated television listing in Dublin, newspaper

Thomas, Kevin. "Male Bonding in 'Girl in Every Port'." Los Angeles Times, April 4, 1991. (United States) *
--- brief article in Los Angeles, California newspaper

Rapp, Bernard and Lamy, Jean Claude (editors). Dictionnaire des films. Paris: Larousse, 1995. *
--- includes a brief entry (cast, credits and plot) by J. M. (Joël Magny)

Reid, J. H. and Aachen, G. Reid's Film Index, no. 22, 1996. (Australia)

Hillier, Jim and Wollen, Peter. Howard Hawks American Artist. London: British Film Institute, 1997.
--- includes a few passages on Brooks and A Girl in Every Port

McCarthy, Todd. Howard Hawks: The Grey Fox of Hollywood. New York: Grove, 1997. *
--- includes a few pages of material about Brooks and A Girl in Every Port

Murray, Steve. "Movies: Reel Alternatives." Atlanta Journal and Constitution , December 3, 1999. (United States)
--- brief article in Atlanta, Georgia newspaper

Erickson, Hal. "A Girl in Every Port." All Movie Guide, circa 2000. (United States) *
--- capsule review on film website

Morandini, Morando. Dizionario dei film. Bologna, Italy: Zanichelli, 2000. *
--- "C'č, in piů, la luce di L. Brooks." - includes a brief entry on the film

Kehr, Dave. "A Girl in Every Port." Chicago Reader, 2001. (United States) *
--- capsule review in Chicago, Illinois weekly

Hagopian, Kevin. "Film Notes - A Girl in Every Port." New York State Writers Institute, circa 2001. (United States) *
--- webpage review

Boxwell, David. "A Girl in Every Port." sense of cinema, April, 2002. (Australia) *
--- article on cinema website

Wollen, Peter. Paris Hollywood. London, New York: Verso, 2002. *
--- includes a brief discussion of the film in the chapter on Howard Hawks


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