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Seven Chances

Ongoing

Preceded by The Playhouse

With live piano accompaniment by Donald Sosin

Dir. Buster Keaton. 1925, 56 mins. 35mm. With Buster Keaton, T. Roy Barnes, Snitz Edwards, Ruth Dwyer. Buster Keaton is a bachelor who must get married by 7:00 p.m. on his 27th birthday—today—in order to inherit seven million dollars. One of his most visually dazzling and precisely choreographed films climaxes with Buster being chased by a horde of prospective brides.

The Playhouse

Dirs. Buster Keaton, Edward F. Cline. 1921, 20 mins. Keaton plays every cast member in a vaudeville show in a masterful short film filled with optical effects, doubling, and other forms of trickery.

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