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Seventh Heaven (1937)

Approved | | Drama , Romance | 25 March 1937 (USA)
A Parisian sewer worker longs for a rise in status and a beautiful wife. He rescues a girl from the police, lives with her in a barren flat on the seventh floor, and then marches away to ... See full summary »

Director:

Henry King

Writers:

Melville Baker, Austin Strong (play)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Simone Simon ... Diane
James Stewart ... Chico
Jean Hersholt ... Father Chevillon
Gregory Ratoff ... Boul the Cab Driver
Gale Sondergaard ... Nana, Diane's Sister
J. Edward Bromberg ... Aristide the Astrologer
John Qualen ... Sewer Rat
Victor Kilian Victor Kilian ... Gobin
Thomas Beck ... Brissac
Sig Ruman ... Durand (as Sig Rumann)
Mady Christians ... Marie
Rollo Lloyd ... Matoot
Rafaela Ottiano ... Madame Frisson
Georges Renavent Georges Renavent ... Sergeant Gendarme
Edward Keane ... Gendarme
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Storyline

A Parisian sewer worker longs for a rise in status and a beautiful wife. He rescues a girl from the police, lives with her in a barren flat on the seventh floor, and then marches away to war. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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Simone Simon James Stewart portraying a love that will live forever

Genres:

Drama | Romance

Certificate:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 March 1937 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Im siebenten Himmel See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Twentieth Century Fox See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

In this film Simone Simon is afraid of cats. Gale Sondergaard plays a cat who turns into a woman in "The Blue Bird" (1940). Simone Simon plays a woman who turns into a cat in "Cat People" (1942). See more »

Connections

Referenced in Have You Got Any Castles? (1938) See more »

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Uplifting
25 December 2001 | by PlummerwomanSee all my reviews

I thought it was a very sweet movie. It made me believe in true romance, that there is such a thing as making love without...you know what I mean. It was uplifting because bravery and heaven were big in this movie. "Chico, Diane, Heaven" for example. That phrase kept me hanging on. Their bravery helped them achieve their heaven.


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