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  Max Linder (left) and Ralph McCullough.
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Seven Years’ Bad Luck
Also known as Sept ans de malheur in France : {Seven Years Bad Luck}
(1921) American
B&W : Five reels
Directed by Max Linder

Cast: Max Linder [Max], Thelma Percy [the station agent’s daughter], Alta Allen [Max’s finacée], Betty K. Peterson [the maid], Lola Gonzales [a Hawaiian maid], Harry Mann [the chef], Chance Ward [the railroad conductor], Ralph McCullough [Max’s valet], Hugh Saxon [station agent], Cap Anderson [a jailbird], F.B. Crayne [a false friend], Pudgy the dog, Joe Martin the chimpanzee

Distributed by Robertson-Cole Distributing Corporation. / Produced by Max Linder. Scenario by Max Linder. Cinematography by Charles J. Van Enger. / © 6 February 1921 by Robertson-Cole Distributing Corporation [LP16212]. Released 6 February 1921. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format.


Survival status: Print exists.

Current rights holder: Public domain.

Keywords: Animals: Chimpanzees, Dogs - Blackface - Chases - Domestics: Maids, Valets - Luck: Bad - Mirrors: Broken - Railroads - Superstitions

Listing updated: 25 August 2007.

References: Bardèche-History pp. 82, 166-167; Cowie-Seventy p. ?; Kerr-Silent p. 58; Limbacher-Feature p. 218; Shipman-Cinema p. 72 : Cahiers-152 p. 76; ClasIm-220 p. C4.

Home video: DVD.

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