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Seven Chances (1925)

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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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Buster Keaton had this project foisted upon him by producer Joseph M. Schenck, who had bought the rights to the hit Broadway show. Keaton later called it his least favorite feature and tried to keep film historian Raymond Rohauer from restoring the only known copy of the movie. See more »

Goofs

The stage doorman clearly vest-pockets his bribe as Buster enters to go backstage--yet then has the money in his hand again when Buster emerges to reclaim it. See more »

Quotes

Jimmie Shannon: (looking at a list of possible brides) Who bats next?
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Unbelievably funny
24 September 2001 | by See all my reviews

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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