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Seven Chances (1925)

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Starring (View all)
Buster Keaton Buster Keaton
James Shannon
T. Roy Barnes T. Roy Barnes
His Partner
Snitz Edwards Snitz Edwards
His Lawyer
Ruth Dwyer Ruth Dwyer
His Girl
Frances Raymond Frances Raymond
Her Mother
Erwin Connelly Erwin Connelly
The Clergyman
Jean Arthur Jean Arthur
Miss Smith - Office Receptionist
Bartine Burkett Bartine Burkett
5th Chance: Country Club Girl


Written by (View all)
Clyde Bruckman Clyde Bruckman
(screen version)


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3 years, 2 months ago at Feb 28 20:39
(OK) The 20 last minutes are a masterpiece, before that is just a regular comedy. The stones are tjje surrealist absurd moment, but I prefer the beginning of the big part: Keaton sleeping while the church gets crowded with the brides....

A good movie

2 years, 5 months ago at Dec 4 7:58
Recently, I have been focusing on Buster Keaton’s work and, from all his movies I have seen so far, even if this movie actually has a solid reputation, it was the one which impressed me the least. I mean, it was still fun but there were a couple of things that did bother me. For example, there were a few black characters involved, more than you would usually get in a Keaton feature, which wasn... read more
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Buster Keaton plays a man named Jimmy Shannon. In order for him to inherit seven million dollars, he must marry by 7:00 PM. Word of his chance for inheritance spreads and soon all the local women flock to seek his hand.
Release date: 15 March 1925
UPC: 738329012526
Tags: 1920s (5), Silent (5), 1925 (4), Comedy (4), Romance (3), Inheritance (3), Dog (3), Based On Play (2), Lawyer (2), Marriage Proposal (2), Wedding (2), Church (2), Family (2), MGM Studios (1), Chase (1), Grossly Overrated (1), Number 7 In Title (1), 20s (1), 20's (1), Landslide (1)
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A good movie

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