China Bound

China Bound is a 1929 silent film comedy produced and distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. A rarely revived comedy due to some of its Asian racial content, a selected scene was shown in Robert Youngson's 1965 MGM's Big Parade of Comedy.[1][2]

China Bound
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Directed byCharles Reisner
Produced byMetro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Written byFrank Butler (story)
Sylvia Thalberg (story)
Peggy Kelly (writer)
Robert E. Hopkins (intertitles)
StarringKarl Dane
George K. Arthur
CinematographyReggie Lanning
Edited byGeorge Hively
Distributed byMetro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Release date
  • May 28, 1929 (1929-05-28)
Running time
74 minutes; 7 reels
CountryUnited States

Prints held at George Eastman House and Filmoteca Espanola (Madrid).[3]



  1. The American Film Institute Catalog Feature Films: 1921-30 by The American Film Institute, c.1971
  2. The AFI Catalog of Feature Films: China Bound
  3. The Library of Congress American Silent Feature Film Survival Catalog: China Bound

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