A Girl in Every Port

Victor McLaglen in a publicity still for A Girl in Every Port (1928), Howard Hawks’ most widely seen silent film of the eight he made for Twentieth Century Fox.  It exists only in a shabby bootleg version missing a few of the girls.

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A Girl in Every Port

Louise Brooks in costume as a trapeze artist attracting the attention of Victor McLaglen in A Girl in Every Port (1928).

A Girl in Every Port

Louise Brooks and Robert Armstrong in an old fashioned night shirt in a scene from A Girl in Every Port (1928).

A Girl in Every Port

A Girl in Every Port (1928)

A Girl in Every Port

Louise Brooks and Robert Armstrong in A Girl in Every Port (1928).

A Girl in Every Port

Victor McLaglen has A Girl in Every Port (1928).

A Girl in Every Port

Louise Brooks got her big break as one of many in A Girl in Every Port (1928).  It lead to her starring roles in Pandora’s Box and Diary of a Lost Girl, both in 1929, but not much of a career in sound films.

A Girl in Every Port

Louise Brooks and Robert Armstrong in A Girl in Every Port (1928).  Robert is best known as the film director on a mission to capture the original King Kong (1933).  His part was played by Jack Black in Peter Jackson’s 21st century remake.

A Girl in Every Port

Robert Armstrong and Louise Brooks in A Girl in Every Port (1928), the  fifth of eight silent films Howard Hawks made, all at 20th Century Fox.

A Girl in Every Port

Robert Armstrong as Bill, nicknamed Salami, in A Girl in Every Port (1928).  Robert was born in Saginaw, Michigan and had 183 acting credits in his career, from 1927 to 1964.  His most famous role was director Carl Denham who travels to Skull Island to film the original King Kong (1933).

A Girl in Every Port

Myrna Loy in A Girl in Every Port (1928).  Myrna often played exotics early in her career, including The Mask of Fu Manchu with Boris Karloff.

A Girl in Every Port

Louise Brooks as circus acrobat in A Girl in Every Port (1928).  Louise was born in Cherryvale, Kansas and had 24 acting credits from an uncredited bit in 1925 to 1938.  A Girl in Every Port was her 12th film and first to gain her any recognition.

A Girl in Every Port

Louise Brooks attracts a crowd in A Girl in Every Port (1929).

A Girl in Every Port

Robert Armstrong and Victor McLaglen compete for the attention of Louise Brooks as circus acrobat Marie in A Girl in Every Port (1928).

A Girl in Every Port

Victor McLaglen as Spike Madden and Myrna Loy as Jetta, the girl from Singapore, in A Girl in Every Port (1928).