The Resource Seven chances, Joseph M. Schenck presents a Metro-Goldwyn production ; screen version by Clyde Bruckman, Jean Havez & Joseph Mitchell ; directed by Buster Keaton, (videorecording)

Seven chances, Joseph M. Schenck presents a Metro-Goldwyn production ; screen version by Clyde Bruckman, Jean Havez & Joseph Mitchell ; directed by Buster Keaton, (videorecording)

Label
Seven chances
Title
Seven chances
Statement of responsibility
Joseph M. Schenck presents a Metro-Goldwyn production ; screen version by Clyde Bruckman, Jean Havez & Joseph Mitchell ; directed by Buster Keaton
Title variation
7 chances
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"[T]he story of an eligible young bachelor who must marry by 7:00 p.m. in order to receive a $7 million inheritance. After bungling a proposal to his longtime sweetheart ... , Jimmie ... embarks on a desperate quest for a bride. He experiences a hilarous series of rejections, until a newspaper announcement of Jimmie's predicament provides him with more fiancées than he can handle"--Container
Related
Cataloging source
JBL
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Photography, Elgin Lessley, Byron Houck ; music arranged and directed by Robert Israel ; 2011 remastered ed. produced by Bret Wood ; licensed by Cohen Film Collection
Dewey number
791.4372
Language note
Silent film with English intertitles and original music scores
PerformerNote
Buster Keaton, Ruth Dwyer, T. Roy Barnes, Snitz Edwards
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1895-1966
  • 1877-1961
  • 1894-1955
  • 1874-1925
  • 1898-1978
  • 1880-1937
  • 1862-1937
  • 1963-
  • 1853-1931
  • 1883-1927
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Keaton, Buster
  • Schenck, Joseph M.
  • Bruckman, Clyde
  • Havez, Jean
  • Mitchell, Joseph A
  • Dwyer, Ruth
  • Barnes, T. Roy
  • Edwards, Snitz
  • Israel, Robert
  • Belasco, David
  • Megrue, Roi Cooper
  • Wood, Bret
  • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
  • Kino Classics (Firm)
  • Kino Lorber, Inc
Runtime
56
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Inheritance and succession
  • Mate selection
  • Courtship
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Seven chances, Joseph M. Schenck presents a Metro-Goldwyn production ; screen version by Clyde Bruckman, Jean Havez & Joseph Mitchell ; directed by Buster Keaton, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "Kino Classics from Kino Lorber."
  • Adapted from David Belasco's comedy by Roi Cooper Megrue
  • "Mastered from 33mm materials preserved by the Library of Congress"--Container
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1925
  • Special features: optional audio commentary and conversation by film historians Ken Gordon and Bruce Lawton (2.0 stereo.); tour of filming locations by John Bengtson, author of Silent echoes; about the technicolor sequence by film historian Eric Grayson; gallery of production stills; bonus 1947 film "A brideless groom' (17 min.), a Three Stooges short that recycles the premise of Seven chances ; the 1904 Edison short film How a French nobleman got a wife through the New York Herald personal columns / directed by Edwin S. Porter
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Control code
ocn768194585
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Ultimate ed. ; 2011 remastered ed..
Extent
1 videodisc (56 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
738329084226
Other physical details
sd., col. tint and b&w
Publisher number
K842
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)768194585
System details
DVD; 2.0 stereo. and 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Seven chances, Joseph M. Schenck presents a Metro-Goldwyn production ; screen version by Clyde Bruckman, Jean Havez & Joseph Mitchell ; directed by Buster Keaton, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • "Kino Classics from Kino Lorber."
  • Adapted from David Belasco's comedy by Roi Cooper Megrue
  • "Mastered from 33mm materials preserved by the Library of Congress"--Container
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1925
  • Special features: optional audio commentary and conversation by film historians Ken Gordon and Bruce Lawton (2.0 stereo.); tour of filming locations by John Bengtson, author of Silent echoes; about the technicolor sequence by film historian Eric Grayson; gallery of production stills; bonus 1947 film "A brideless groom' (17 min.), a Three Stooges short that recycles the premise of Seven chances ; the 1904 Edison short film How a French nobleman got a wife through the New York Herald personal columns / directed by Edwin S. Porter
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Control code
ocn768194585
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Ultimate ed. ; 2011 remastered ed..
Extent
1 videodisc (56 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
738329084226
Other physical details
sd., col. tint and b&w
Publisher number
K842
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)768194585
System details
DVD; 2.0 stereo. and 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD

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