The Docks of New York

The Docks of New York (1928)

  • Genre: Drama, Romance
  • Release Date: 1928-09-16
  • User Rating: 7/10 from 94 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 16min
  • Language: No Language
  • Production Company: Paramount
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Josef von Sternberg
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A blue-collar worker on New York's depressed waterfront finds his life changed after he saves a woman attempting suicide.

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  • George Bancroft

    as Bill Roberts
  • Betty Compson

    as Mae
  • Olga Baclanova

    as Lou
  • Clyde Cook

    as 'Sugar' Steve
  • Mitchell Lewis

    as Andy
  • Guy Oliver

    as The Crimp
  • May Foster

    as Mrs. Crimp
  • Lillian Worth

    as Steve's Girl
  • Gustav von Seyffertitz

    as Hymn Book Harry
  • Richard Alexander

    as Lou's Sweetheart (uncredited)
  • George Irving

    as Night Court Judge (uncredited)
  • John Kelly

    as Sailor Barfly (uncredited)
  • Charles McMurphy

    as Policeman (uncredited)
  • Bob Reeves

    as Court Bailiff (uncredited)
Production Josef von Sternberg Producer
Directing Josef von Sternberg Director
Art Hans Dreier Art Direction
Editing Helen Lewis Editor
Writing Jules Furthman Screenplay
Camera Harold Rosson Director of Photography
Sound Robert Israel Original Music Composer
Sound Donald Sosin Original Music Composer
Crew Jesse L. Lasky Presenter
Costume & Make-Up Travis Banton Costume Designer
Art Julian Johnson Title Designer
Production B.P. Schulberg General Manager
Production J.G. Bachmann Associate Producer
Crew Adolph Zukor Presenter
Writing Jules Furthman Story
Writing Julian Johnson Writer
Writing John Monk Saunders Writer