Silent Film Series: Buster Keaton's Seven Chances - Brooklyn Public Library, central branch
10 Grand Army Plaza - 718-230-2100
Prospect Heights, NY 11238
Description: Buster Keaton plays Jimmie Shannon, who discovers that he will inherit $7,000,000 if he is married by 7pm on his 27th birthday, which is that very day, leaving him seven hours to marry. 700 prospective brides chase him as he tries to reach his true love before the deadline. Directed by Keaton. (1925, 56 min.) Plus a Keaton short: One Week (1922, 18 min) With live piano accompaniment. Curated and hosted by Ken Gordon.