Seven Chances (1925)
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Release Date: Mar 11, 1925 Limited
Average Rating: 4.1/5
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Buster Keaton plays a young lawyer who will inherit $7 million at 7 o'clock on his 27th birthday--provided he is married. Long before discovering this, Keaton has pursued a lifelong courtship of Ruth Dwyer, whose refusals have become ritualistic over the years (the passage of time is amusingly conveyed by showing a puppy grow to adulthood). He proposes again, but this time she turns him down because she thinks (mistakenly) that he wants her only so that he can claim his inheritance. The doleful
Mar 11, 1925 Limited
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... Keaton transformed the material into his own brand of humor: from stage farce to snappy cinematic slapstick, with Buster turning verbal jokes into visual gags.
One of Buster's best, which means cinema's finest.
Excellent Keaton comedy with a classic slapstick climax
Keaton directed as well-- it's classic what can you say!
Keaton at his stonefaced best
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