7th Heaven (1927)
with live accompaniment by Mont-Alto Picture Orchestra
Wednesday, August 07, 2019Doors: 7:00 PM
Showtime: 7:30 PM
Tickets: $12.00 (6.00 Concert Member and children under 12)*
The seventh and final work in the 2019 Silent Film Series is a classic love story that wouldn’t be complete with trials and tribulations. In early 19th century Paris, Chico (Charles Farrell), a sewer worker, saves a young prostitute, Diane (Janet Gaynor), from the murderous rage of her tyrannical sister. Despite her lifestyle, Diane’s innocence and honesty capture heart of Chico, prompting him to claim that Diane is his wife when the police arrive to arrest her. The two have a blossoming love after Chico invites Diane to live with him, however, the dark specter of World War I has begun to descend upon France, and Chico and Diane cannot help but fall under its shadow.
Total running time: 119 minutes
*All ticket purchases subject to service fees