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Seven Years Bad Luck (1921)

TV-G | | Comedy | 6 February 1921 (USA)
After breaking a mirror in his home, superstitious Max tries to avoid situations which could bring bad luck-- but in doing so, causes himself the worst luck imaginable.

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Betty - Hi's Fiancée
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John - His Valet
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Mary - His Maid (as Betty Peterson)
F.B. Crayne ...
His False Friend
Chance Ward ...
The Railroad Conductor
Hugh Saxon ...
The Station Master (as High Saxon)
Thelma Percy ...
Station Master's Daughter
C.E. Anderson ...
A Jail Bird (as Cap Anderson)
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After breaking a mirror in his home, superstitious Max tries to avoid situations which could bring bad luck-- but in doing so, causes himself the worst luck imaginable.

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The broken mirror routine is a precursor to the one in Duck Soup (Marx Brothers). See more »

Quotes

Max: 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.
Max: I wouldn't have recognized myself.
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Best Mirror Scene Ever
14 January 2004 | by (New York) – See all my reviews

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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