Port of Dreams (1929)

A young man is sentenced to prison for a term of eight years, yet he's allowed out if he promises not to get married for those eight years, lest he be forced to complete his sentence behind... See full summary »

Director:

Wesley Ruggles

Writers:

Walter Anthony (dialogue), John B. Clymer (story) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Mary Philbin ... Joan
Fred MacKaye ... Denton Ford Jr (as Fred Mackaye)
Otis Harlan ... Joe Evans
Francis McDonald ... Francisco
Edmund Breese ... Jim Keefe
Wilfrid North Wilfrid North ... Judge
Mary Alden
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Storyline

A young man is sentenced to prison for a term of eight years, yet he's allowed out if he promises not to get married for those eight years, lest he be forced to complete his sentence behind bars. He goes to live on an old ship in the harbor with an old sea captain. One day a homeless girl is fished out of the water and brought to live on the boat, soon marrying the young man. All is well until his parole officer finds out. Written by WesternOne1

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Plot Keywords:

docks | parole | prison | rescue | ship | See All (6) »

Taglines:

A Smashingly Dramatic and Colorful Picture of a Girl Adrift Among Dock rats. (Print Ad- The Journal and Republican, ((Lowville, NY)) 8 August 1929)

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 July 1929 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Girl Overboard See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Universal Pictures See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Sound System) (talking sequences)| Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.20 : 1
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Today and Tomorrow
Written by Fred E. Ahlert, Joseph Cherniavsky and Roy Turk
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