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 dates
  • November 1, 1930 (1930-11-01)
Running time
85 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Way for a Sailor (1930) is an American Pre-Code 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 produced a Spanish language version of this film, Love in Every Port, starring Jose Crespo and Conchita Montenegro.[citation needed]

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References[edit]

  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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