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Seventh Heaven

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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.

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.

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.


See also 7th Heaven, a television series about the Camden family, including a Christian minister as the father.

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