Cinema: The New Pictures: Jul. 11, 1938

Port of Seven Seas (Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer), originally scheduled for release last April, was held up for three months by Will Hays. Since the picture's heroine not only becomes pregnant by a man who is not her husband, but later marries a kindly millionaire, Tsar Hays's concern was natural. But cinemaddicts will find only a chatty little genre study in which Wallace Beery, Frank Morgan, Maureen O'Sullivan, Director James Whale and Screenwriters Preston Sturges & Ernest Vojda make a combination of unmarried motherhood, international commerce and life along the Marseille docks seem about as turbulent...

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