|4 Clowns 1970 G, 97 min.|
Director: Robert Youngson
Cast: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Charley Chase, Buster Keaton, Ruth Dwyer, Barbara Kent, Viola Richard, Jay Jackson, Francis Raymond, Judy King, Constance Talmadge, Snitz Edwards, Hazel deane, Rosalind Byrne, Lori Bara
Robert Youngson once again puts together classic moments from silent-film comedy skits to provide delightful viewing.
|Seven Chances 1925 N/R, 56 min.|
Genre: Family / Comedy / Romance
Director: Buster Keaton
Cast: Buster Keaton, Ruth Dwyer, T. Roy Barnes, Snitz Edwards, Frances Raymond, Jean Arthur, Erwin Connelly, Jules Cowles, Rosalind Byrne, Doris Deane, Connie Evans, Eugenia Gilbert, Judy King, Rosa Gore, Pauline Toller
Shy bachelor Jimmy Shannon (Buster Keaton) learns that he must be married in order to claim his inheritance of $7 million. According to the will, he must be married by 7 PM on his 27th birthday, which is only a matter of hours away. As Jimmy searches for someone to wed, he is pursued by a horde of would-be brides. Remade in 1999 as "The Bachelor."
|That Certain Thing 1928 N/R, 68 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama / Romance
Director: Frank Capra
Cast: Viola Dana, Ralph Graves, Burr McIntosh, Aggie Herring, Carl Gerard, Syd Crossley, Rosalind Byrne
Molly Kelly (Viola Dana) meets and marries millionaire Andy B. Charles Jr. (Ralph Graves)–an act that leads to Andy's disinheritance by his father A.B. Charles Sr. (Burr McIntosh). With no fortune to rely on, Molly and Andy need money. They solve the problem by making box lunches and selling them from the back of their Model T Ford. The enterprise takes off and even drives his father's A.B.C. chain of restaurants out of business. By story's end, A.B. becomes Andy's junior partner, and all is forgiven.
|1. 4 Clowns (1970)|
2. Seven Chances (1925)
3. That Certain Thing (1928)
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