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Release Date:
1927 (Germany) See more »
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Tagline:
"7th Heaven" is the eighth wonder of the movie world...inspiring from start to finish...If you don't see it you've seen nothing in the moving picture line. -- The N.Y. Evening Telegram See more »
Plot:
A street cleaner saves a young woman's life, and the pair slowly fall in love until war intervenes. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Won 3 Oscars. Another 3 wins & 2 nominations See more »
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One of the great screen romances and blockbuster hits See more (28 total) »

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Directed by
Frank Borzage 
 
Writing credits
Austin Strong (play)

Benjamin Glazer (screenplay)

H.H. Caldwell  titles
Katherine Hilliker  titles
Bernard Vorhaus  uncredited

Produced by
William Fox .... producer
Sol M. Wurtzel .... supervising producer
 
Original Music by
William P. Perry 
Erno Rapee 
R.H. Bassett (premiere: Los Angeles) (uncredited)
 
Cinematography by
Ernest Palmer 
Joseph A. Valentine 
 
Film Editing by
H.H. Caldwell 
Katherine Hilliker 
 
Art Direction by
Harry Oliver 
Freddie Stoos (uncredited)
 
Costume Design by
Kathleen Kay 
Bert Offord (uncredited)
 
Makeup Department
Peggy Christman .... hair stylist
Kitty Thompson .... hair stylist
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Lew Borzage .... assistant director
Park Frame .... assistant director
 
Special Effects by
Louis J. Witte .... matte paintings
David Anderson .... lighting (uncredited)
Max Borch .... matte paintings (uncredited)
Joe Les Coulie .... matte paintings (uncredited)
Walter Pallman .... miniatures (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Stanley Little .... assistant camera
Julian Robinson .... assistant camera
Harold D. Schuster .... assistant camera
Max M. Autrey .... still photographer (uncredited)
 
Editorial Department
Philip Klein .... supervising editor (uncredited)
 
Music Department
S.L. Rothafel .... musical presentation: New York premiere
Maurice Baron .... orchestrator: Erno Rapee score (uncredited)
 
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André Chotin .... technician
 

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110 min
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Janet Gaynor held the record of being the youngest woman to win the Academy Award for Best Actress for nearly six decades. Her record would be broken by Marlee Matlin for her Oscar-winning performance in Children of a Lesser God (1986).See more »
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Chico:Not bad, eh? I work in the sewer - but I live near the stars!See more »
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12 out of 15 people found the following review useful.
One of the great screen romances and blockbuster hits, 21 September 2001

This was an immensely popular film in 1927, helping to win Janet Gaynor the first Best Actress Oscar (won for a trio of performances) plus Oscars for Direction and Writing Adaptation. Nominations went to the film itself and the Art Direction. For those who love great romances this fits the bill in a very LA BOHEME-ish way. Set amongst the rooftops and attics of Paris, this is the story of Chico and Diane, how he picks her up out of the gutter and falls in love with her, how he goes to war and returns blinded but reunited. Not much of a plot, is there? However, there is enough charm and beauty to still dazzle, although it is a bit overlong and can seem tedious to modern audiences. It is certainly a part of film history and should be seen by all fans of silent films. Silent film collector, Peter Kavel, provides it on video for interested parties.

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