7th Heaven (1927) Seventh Heaven DVD (Region 1 - Playable in North America - The US, Canada, Mexico, etc.) Silent Version. Black & White.
Starring: Janet Gaynor, Charles Farrell, Ben Bard, Marie Mosquini.
On the eve of World War One - Two strangers will meet and discover more than they bargained for in the Academy Award-winning 1927 classic 7th Heaven. Chico (Charles Farrell) is a bold and brash sewer worker in Paris who comes to the rescue of the down and out Diane (Janet Gaynor). In a city full of loneliness and uncertainty Chico and Diane find a closeness they've never had before. There relationship is put to the test when Paris is bombed and Chico marches off to war. Directed by former actor Frank Borzage this is the first cinematic pairing for Farrell and Gaynor. Their popularity at the time was so great that the two of them went on to do ten more films together concluding with the 1929 revue Happy Days.
"So moving and so wonderful - a must see for ever lover of film."
Remade in 1937 in a sound version with James Stewart and Simone Simon, also available at The Vermont Movie Store.