Our hero (Lloyd) is infatuated with a girl in the next office. In order to drum up business for her boss, an osteopath, he gets an actor friend to pretend injuries that the doctor "cures", ... See full summary »
While at an amusement park, two men try to win the heart of a young lady. They compete with each other while attempting to find her runaway dog, and they race to ask her mother's permission to take her up in a hot air balloon.
Episodic look at married life and in-law problems. Adventures include a ride on a crowded trolley with a live turkey; a wild spin in a new auto with the in-laws in tow; and a sequence in ... See full summary »
Fred C. Newmeyer,
A twenty-minute, almost totally silent film (no dialogue or music one 'shhh!') in which Buster Keaton attempts to evade observation by an all-seeing eye. But, as the film is based around ... See full summary »
The broken mirror routine is a precursor to the one in Duck Soup (Marx Brothers). See more »
John, do you see what I see?
John - His Valet:
Perfectly, sir. You're watching yourself in the mirror, but you look under the weather from last night.
I wouldn't have recognized myself.
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The Mirror scene towards the beginning of "7 years bad luck" is by far the best and most sophisticated ever commited to film. Max Linder displays a kind, gentle and loving character full of life, energy and spirit. One can easily see why charlie chaplin referred to himself as Max's "Pupil."
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