UW Cinematheque - Silents Please!
7th Heaven | USA | 1927 | DCP | 119 min. Director: Frank Borzage
Saturday, October 27, 2018
4070 Vilas Hall
Cast: Janet Gaynor, Charles Farrell, Ben Bard Based on the phenomenally successful Broadway play by Austin Strong, Borzage’s magnum opus features Farrell as Chico, a stoic Paris sewer worker, desiring to be elevated to the position of street cleaner. Gaynor plays vulnerable gamine Diane, who, when victimized by her unscrupulous sister is saved by Chico. Soon their delicate love is interrupted by the call to arms.