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Karl Dane and George K. Arthur were MGMs resident comedy duo much like Paramounts Beery & Hatton and Fox's McLaglen and Lowe. That is they made a series of comedy/adventures together. What is the survival status of the duo's DETECTIVES(1928) and CHINA BOUND(1929)? Bob Youngson included clips from both in his "MGM Big Parade of Comedy" which was in 1965. As we all know MGM had the vault fire in 1967 and "Detectives" which had a released date near LONDON AFTER MIDNIGHT may have been warehoused closed to the Tod Browning film. AMG's Hal Erickson intimates that "China Bound" is a survivor but seldom revived because of racial content concerning Chinese stereotypes. Youngson's clips from both films, as well as the clip from Keaton's THE CAMERAMAN, looked great in his compilation movie.