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INTRODUCTION:
A Girl in Every Port is the story of two sailors and their adventures with various women in various ports of call. The film still exists, and is occassionaly shown in theatrical venues.


CAST:
Victor McLaglen .... Spike Madden (imdb)
Robert Armstrong .... Salami (imdb)
Louise Brooks .... Marie, Girl in France
Natalie Joyce .... Girl in Panama
Henry Armetta .... Bartender
Gladys Brockwell .... Bit Part
Maria Casajuana .... Chiquita
William Demarest .... Bit Part
Leila Hyams .... Sailor's wife (imdb)
Elena Jurado .... Girl in Panama
Natalie Kingston .... South Sea Island girl
Caryl Lincoln .... Girl from Liverpool
Myrna Loy .... Girl in China (imdb)
Dorothy Mathews .... Girl in Panama
Francis McDonald .... Gang Leader
Phalba Morgan .... Lena, girl in Holland
Sally Rand .... Girl in Bombay (imdb)
Greta Yoltz .... Second girl in Holland
Felix Valle .... Lena's husband
Clarence Wilson .... Bartender

CREDITS:
Studio: Fox
Director: Howard Hawks (imdb)
Producers: William Fox
Production Supervisor: Benjamin Glazer
Writing Credits: Screenplay by Seton I. Miller, adapted from an original story by Howard Hawks and James K. McGuinness, titles by Malcolm Stuart Boylan
Format: Silent- black & white
Cinematography: Rudolph J. Bergquist and William O'Connell
Film Editing: Ralph Dixon
Running Time: 6 reels
Release Date: February 20, 1928
Country of Origin: United States

Alternate Titles:   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); Una novia in cada puerto (Mexico); 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); En flicka i varje hamn (Sweden)

STORY SYNOPSIS: (contains spoilers)
Sailor Spike Madden, a gay Lothario, finds that another sailor is a rival for his girl friends in various ports of call. He finally overtakes Salami, the other sailor, and they become fast friends. Spike belives he has fallen in love with Marie, an especially attractive gold digger in France, but his friend dissuades him and they continue their merry way.

 

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