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Seven Chances (1925) was a Comedy - Family Film directed by Buster Keaton and produced by Buster Keaton.

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Seven Chances (1925)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Sep 3, 2014 From 4 Star Films

We’ve seen a derivative of this story many times before, but thanks to Buster Keaton, Seven Chances has a lot of marvelous comedic moments created by his wonderful physical ability. The story goes something like this: Boy meets girl and he loves her but never makes his move. Now he has the cha... Read full article


Seven Chances (1925)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Sep 3, 2014 From 4 Star Films

We’ve seen a derivative of this story many times before, but thanks to Buster Keaton, Seven Chances has a lot of marvelous comedic moments created by his wonderful physical ability. The story goes something like this: Boy meets girl and he loves her but never makes his move. Now he has the cha... Read full article


Watch It: Seven Chances (1925) (1)

By Brandy Dean on Mar 11, 2013 From Pretty Clever Films

Buster Keaton’s Seven Chances was released on March 11, 1925. In it, Buster plays?Jimmy Shannon, a partner in a financial brokerage firm that is teetering on the brink of bankruptcy. He’s presented with his grandfather’s will which leaves him seven million dollars but – there... Read full article


Watch It: Seven Chances (1925) (2)

By Brandy Dean on Mar 11, 2013 From Pretty Clever Films

Buster Keaton’s Seven Chances was released on March 11, 1925. In it, Buster plays?Jimmy Shannon, a partner in a financial brokerage firm that is teetering on the brink of bankruptcy. He’s presented with his grandfather’s will which leaves him seven million dollars but – there... Read full article


Seven Chances (1925)

By Lindsey on Feb 14, 2013 From The Motion Pictures

(Image: Doctor Macro) James Shannon (Buster Keaton) has always had a bit of trouble with the ladies. There’s a certain someone who has caught his eye, but he can never seem to find the right opportunity to share his feelings with her. Suddenly, James discovers from his attorney that he stands ... Read full article


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The original Broadway production of "Seven Chances" by Roi Cooper Megrue opened at George M. Cohan's Theater on August 8, 1916 and ran for 151 performances.
The most famous scene of this film originated by an accident. In the filming of a chase scene down a steep slope, Buster Keaton inadvertantly dislodged some rocks which tumbled down after him as if in pursuit and he had to scramble to dodge them. At a preview showing, Buster saw that that accident got the biggest laughs in the film. Thus inspired, Buster decided to reshoot the scene with over a hundred papier-maiche "rocks" with sizes ranging from pebbles to six foot boulders so his character would have to deal with a massive avalanche in the scene.
A list of Buster Keaton "Seven Chances" includes the names Eugenia Gilbert, Judy King, Hazel Deane and Bartine Burkett, the real names of several actresses who appear in the film.
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