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Detectives (film)

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Director  Chester Franklin
Producer  Louis B. Mayer
Duration  
Language  Silent
7.2/10 IMDb

Genre  Comedy, Mystery
Editor  Frank Sullivan
Country  United States
Detectives (film) movie poster
Release date  June 9, 1928 (1928-06-09)
Writer  Chester M. Franklin (screenplay), Chester M. Franklin (story), Robert E. Hopkins (titles), Robert Lord (screenplay), Robert Lord (story)
Cast  Karl Dane (The House Detective), George K. Arthur (The Bellhop), Marceline Day (Lois), Tenen Holtz (Orloff), Felecia Drenova (Mrs. Winters)
Genres  Comedy, Silent film, Mystery
Similar movies  The Red Mill (1927), Speedway (1929), The Boob (1926), The Cameraman (1928), Sidewalk Stories (1989)

Detectives is a 1928 silent film comedy produced and distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. It was directed by Chester Franklin with elements of the old-house melodrama genre. The film is another outing for Karl Dane, George K. Arthur and Marceline Day. Clips of the film appeared in Robert Youngson's MGM's Big Parade of Comedy in 1965. One scene has George K. Arthur disappearing while within the hanging covers of a large canopy bed.

The film is preserved by MGM. A trailer is preserved in the Library of Congress collection.

Cast

  • Karl Dane - The House Detective
  • George K. Arthur - The Bellhop
  • Marceline Day - Lois
  • Tenen Holtz - Orloff
  • Felecia Drenova - Mrs. Winters
  • Tetsu Komai - Chin Lee
  • Clinton Lyle - Roberts
  • References

    Detectives (film) Wikipedia
    Detectives (film) IMDb Detectives (film) themoviedb.org


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