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.
|Directed by||Chester M. Franklin|
|Produced by||Louis B. Mayer|
|Written by||Chester Franklin(story,scenario)|
Robert Lord(story, scenario)
George K. Arthur
|Edited by||Frank Sullivan|
The film is preserved by MGM. A trailer is preserved in the Library of Congress collection.
- Detectives at silentera.com
- The American Film Institute Catalog Feature Films: 1921-30 by The American Film Institute, c.1971
- The AFI Catalog of Feature Films:Detectives(Wayback)
- The Library of Congress American Silent Feature Film Survival Catalog:Detectives
- Catalog of Holdings The American Film Institute Collection and The United Artists Collection at The Library of Congress p.43 c.1978 by The American Film Institute
- Detectives on IMDb
- Detectives synopsis at AllMovie
- Detectives-trailer available for free download at Internet Archive