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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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When Shannon (Keaton) proposes to the switchboard girl (Jean Arthur) she is seen reading the book "Three Weeks" by Elinor Glyn. See more »

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Just as the horde of would-be brides overruns the college football game, one of the players can be seen throwing himself to the ground, already pretending to be trampled. See more »

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Jimmie Shannon: (looking at a list of possible brides) Who bats next?
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often re-made but this is the best
25 April 2006 | by (Bradenton, Florida) – See all my reviews

This film might seem familiar, as it has been remade several times--the last time just a few years ago. Buster Keaton stands to inherit a fortune providing he marries before time expires. But, he has no prospects and time is running out--what to do, what to do? Well, he tries again and again and again with no luck. That is until the ladies find out about the fortune that awaits them as his bride. Then, EVERYONE under the sun comes out of the woodwork--all ages, races and sizes. And, because so much money is involved, it goes from being a cute comedy to complete pandemonium! These women WON'T take no for an answer and they are super-dooper aggressive--and Buster runs for his life! Well, the ladies aren't about to let their fortune get away and hundreds of maniacal brides-to-be (all in white) give chase--resulting in one of the funniest chases in film history. What happens next is for you to see for yourself. It's funny, well-made and fast paced fun.


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