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Seven Chances (1925)

Not Rated  |   |  Comedy, Family, Romance  |  11 March 1925 (USA)
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A man learns he will inherit a fortune if he marries. By 7 p.m. Today.

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Financial broker Jimmie Shannon is nearly bankrupt when an attorney presents grandfather's will leaving him seven million dollars. In order to inherit the money Jimmie must marry before 7 pm on his 27th birthday - today! Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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The boulders are clearly fake - one boulder hits Buster and bounces off of him. See more »

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Jimmie Shannon: (looking at a list of possible brides) Who bats next?
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Unbelievably funny
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I had never seen a Buster Keaton movie before this one; now, I only wish I hadn't missed so much of the local Keaton film fest. This film was unlike anything I'd ever seen before -- a jaw-dropping of hilarity and acrobatic skill. You want to sit there, stunned at the stunts Buster pulls, but it's so hilarious, you absolutely can't stop laughing. It's simply a good movie for about 45 minutes; then, the last 15 are incomparable.


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