Frank Borzage directs Janet Gaynor and Charles Farrell in this 1927 silent romantic drama. Benjamin Glazer adapted the 1922 play Seventh Heaven written by Austin Strong for the screen. It was originally released as a standard silent film, then a few months later Fox Film Corporation re-released the film with a synchronized Movietone soundtrack with a musical score and sound effects.
This film helped to establish Fox Film Corporation as a major studio. It is one of the first films to be nominated for Outstanding Picture at the 1st Academy Awards. Benjamin Glazer won the Academy Award for Best Writing (Adapted Screenplay). Frank Borzage won the Academy Award for Best Director while Janet Gaynor worn the first Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance in the film.
As a culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant film, it was selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress.
The full length video can be seen on youtube here. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=frH9lRHyn8o&t=3s