Waterfront (1928 film)

Waterfront is a 1928 silent film released with sound effects and music, produced and released by First National Pictures. The film was directed by William A. Seiter and starred Dorothy Mackaill and Jack Mulhall, then a popular duo under the First National banner.[1]

Directed byWilliam A. Seiter
Produced byNed Marin
Written byWill Chapel (story)
Thomas J. Geraghty
Gertrude Orr
Casey Robinson
StarringDorothy Mackaill
Jack Mulhall
Music byGerard Carbonara
A. Cousiminer
W. Franke Harling
Joseph Kaestner
Clifford Vaughan
CinematographyLee Garmes
Edited byJohn Rawlins
Distributed byFirst National Pictures
Release date
  • September 16, 1928 (1928-09-16)
Running time
7 reels
CountryUnited States


  • Dorothy Mackaill - Peggy Ann Andrews
  • Jack Mulhall - Jack Dowling
  • James Bradbury Sr. - Peter Seastrom
  • Knute Erickson - Captain John Andrews
  • Ben Hendricks Jr. - Oilcan Olson
  • William Bailey - Brute Mullin
  • Pat Harmon - Oiler

Preservation status

The new Library of Congress database shows a print surviving complete at Cineteca Italiana in Milan.[2]


  1. The American Film Institute Catalog Feature Films: 1921-30 by The American Film Institute (1971)
  2. The Library of Congress American Silent Feature Film Survival Database: Waterfront

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