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Silent Movie Matinee: Buster Keaton's Seven Chances


Sunday Nov 4, 2012 (1:30–3pm)


Brooklyn Public Library

Grand Army Plaza




 Calling all fans of old timey things: Brooklyn Public Library is showing Buster Keaton's 1925 silent film about Jimmie Shannon, a broker who is about to hit rock bottom when he finds out that he could inherit seven million dollars if he is married by 7 pm on his 27th birthday. The only catch is that the 27th is today, but at least he has 700 women who are chasing after him. Then there's a spcial showing of Keaton's 1922 short film "Cops." But the best part of the afternoon is that it's all accompanied by live piano, just like the films were in 1925. 

Jason Diamond, Flavorpill