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Encyclopedia > Seventh Heaven (film)
Seventh Heaven
Directed by Frank Borzage
Written by Benjamin Glazer
Starring Janet Gaynor
Charles Farrell
Ben Bard
Release date May 6, 1927
Running time 110 min
Language English
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For other uses, see Seventh Heaven (disambiguation)

Seventh Heaven is a 1927 silent film that was one of the first films to be nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture (then called "Best Picture, Production"). The film was written by H.H. Caldwell (titles), Benjamin Glazer, Katherine Hilliker (titles), and Austin Strong (play), and directed by Frank Borzage. Frank Borgaze (April 23, 1893 - June 19, 1962) was an Italian-American film director famed for his mystical romanticism. ... Benjamin Glazer (May 7, 1887 - March 18, 1956) is an Academy Award-winning writer, producer, foley artist, and director of American films from the 1920s through the 1950s. ... Janet Gaynor Janet Gaynor [1] (October 6, 1906 – September 14, 1984) was an actress who, in 1928, was the first winner of the Academy Award for Best Actress. ... Charles Farrell (August 9, 1901 - May 6, 1990) was a notable American film actor of the 1920s silent era and into the 1930s and later a television actor. ... May 6 is the 126th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (127th in leap years). ... 1927 (MCMXXVII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... Seventh Heaven or 7th Heaven may refer to: Seventh Heaven, a 1927 silent film 7th Heaven, a US TV show 7th Heaven, a band This is a disambiguation page — a list of articles associated with the same title. ... See also: 1926 in film 1927 1928 in film 1920s in film years in film film // Events January 10 - The film Metropolis by Fritz Lang premieres. ... A silent film is a film which has no accompanying soundtrack. ... The Academy Award for Best Picture is one of the Academy Awards, awards given to people working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, which are voted on by others within the industry. ... Benjamin Glazer (May 7, 1887 - March 18, 1956) is an Academy Award-winning writer, producer, foley artist, and director of American films from the 1920s through the 1950s. ... Frank Borgaze (April 23, 1893 - June 19, 1962) was an Italian-American film director famed for his mystical romanticism. ...


The movie is a romance starring Janet Gaynor and Charles Farrell. Gaynor won the Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role, Borzage won for Best Director, and Glazer won for Best Writing, Adaptation. Janet Gaynor Janet Gaynor [1] (October 6, 1906 – September 14, 1984) was an actress who, in 1928, was the first winner of the Academy Award for Best Actress. ... Charles Farrell (August 9, 1901 - May 6, 1990) was a notable American film actor of the 1920s silent era and into the 1930s and later a television actor. ... The Academy Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role is one of the awards given to people working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; nominations are made by Academy members who are actors and actresses. ... The Academy Award for Directing is an accolade given to the person that the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences feels was best director of the past year. ... The Academy Award for Writing Adapted Screenplay is one of the Academy Awards, the most prominent film awards in the United States. ...


Seventh Heaven is the 13th highest grossing silent film in cinema history, taking in more than $2.5 million at the box office in 1927.


The film has been deemed "culturally significant" by the United States Library of Congress and selected for preservation in the National Film Registry. The Great Hall interior. ... Preservation is a broad term, applying in several areas where items are preserved or conserved in some manner. ... The National Film Registry is the registry of films selected by the United States National Film Preservation Board for preservation in the Library of Congress. ...


1937 Remake

Seventh Heaven was remade as a sound film in 1937, starring Simone Simon, James Stewart, Jean Hersholt, and Gregory Ratoff with Henry King directing. 1937 (MCMXXXVII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... Simone Simon was born Simone Thérèse Fernande Simon on April 23, 1910, in Marseille, France, and began her film career in 1931. ... Jimmy Stewart, photo by Carl Van Vechten, 1934 James Maitland Jimmy Stewart (May 20, 1908 – July 2, 1997) was a highly acclaimed Academy Award-winning American film and stage actor, best known for his homebred screen persona. ... Jean Hersholt (July 12, 1886 - June 2, 1956) was an Danish actor. ... Henry King may refer to: Henry King (poet), (1592-1669), English poet, Bishop of Chichester Henry Churchill King, (1858–1934) theologian and educator; served on King-Crane Commission Henry King, (1855-1923) Australian studio and landscape photographer Henry T. King was a prosecutor at the Nuremberg Trials Herny King (congressman...


 
 

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