7th Heaven

Sat, Mar 23 at 2:00PM

Main Auditorium - Wheelchair Accessible

This is part of Feminist March 2024

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Hollywood organist Dean Lemire will be performing his original score on the mighty Wurlitzer pipe organ.

In celebration of Feminist March - Women’s History Month, Pipe Organ Pictures is proud to present 7TH HEAVEN…..winner of 3 Academy Awards.

This is the film that rocketed Janet Gaynor into a superstar of the golden silent film era.  Her performance in 7th Heaven won her the very 1st Academy award ever presented - for Best Actress. She also won Best Actress for her performance in SUNRISE filmed the same year. Gaynor co-stars with Charles Farrell, with whom she would make another 10 films with. Director Frank Borzage won the Academy Award for best director for 7TH HEAVEN as well.

The film is set in Paris at the beginning of the 20th century, Chico (Farrell) a sewer worker, saves a young prostitute, Diane (Gaynor) , from being abused by her sister. Janet Gaynor's performance as the film's female lead was lauded as one of the most memorable and affecting performances of the era.

"7TH HEAVEN can only be described as the eighth wonder of the movie world... inspiring from start to finish. Its gripping storyline, emotional depth, and the director's excellent use of the camera bring the story to life. Director Borzage has given this film everything it needs to succeed…and indeed, has gripped the hearts of audiences." -- The N.Y. Evening Telegram

Tomatometer 100% Score - Rotten Tomatoes

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