~396-X-5: Actor George K. Arthur and Director Alf
Goulding on the set of "All At Sea,"~
~Plot Synopsis~
MGM's highly popular comedy team of Karl Dane and George K. Arthur starred in this silly but
enjoyable silent comedy in which Dane's goofy gob (named "Stupid McDuff," no less) is hypnotized by
Arthur's vaudeville magician Rollo the Great. The rangy Danish Dane and the diminutive British Arthur
made a fine team, especially in service comedies. Both comedians found the sailing less smooth after
the changeover to sound, however. Arthur's veddy English accent did not suit his carefully built-up
persona, and Dane's Scandinavian accent was so thick that it was practically incomprehensible. Their
quick fall from grace took its toll especially on Dane, who apparently due to lack of work, committed
suicide in April of 1934. The team's usual foil, Josephine Dunn, lent her usual fine support to All at Sea.

Plot Synopsis from allmovie.com
Directed by: Alfred J. Goulding

Written by:
Robert E. Hopkins - titles
Byron Morgan - screenplay & story
Ann Price - writer
~Cast~

Karl Dane ...  Stupid McDuff
George K. Arthur ...  Rollo the Great
Josephine Dunn ...  Shirley Page
Herbert Prior ...  Mr. Page
Eddie Baker ...  The Marine
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~396-X-25: George K. Arthur & Josephine Dunn~
~Remaining Credits~

Produced & Released by: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)

Cinematography by: Arthur Reed
Film Editing: Basil Wrangell   
Costume Design: Henrietta Frazer
Art Direction: Cedric Gibbons

Length: 6 Reels
Released: February 9, 1929
~All At Sea~
1929
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