Way for a Sailor

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Way for a Sailor
Way for a Sailor.jpg
Directed by Sam Wood
Written by Albert Richard Wetjen (book)
Laurence Stallings
W.L. River
Charles MacArthur
Starring John Gilbert
Wallace Beery
Leila Hyams
Cinematography Percy Hilburn
Edited by Frank Sullivan
Distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Release date(s)
  • November 1, 1930 (1930-11-01)
Running time 85 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Way for a Sailor (1930) is a film starring John Gilbert.[1][2][3] The supporting cast includes Wallace Beery, Jim Tully, Leila Hyams, and Polly Moran. The film was directed by Sam Wood, who insisted on no screen credit. The film is reputed to be so bad that the studio might have used it to sabotage leading man Gilbert's career in the sound era due to animosity from Louis B. Mayer. MGM also produced a Spanish language version of this film, En cada puerto un amor, starring Jose Crespo and Conchita Montenegro.




  1. ^ IMDB entry
  2. ^ Variety film review; December 17, 1930, page 13.
  3. ^ Harrison's Reports film review; November 15, 1930, page 182.

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