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|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
William Fox; Frank Borzage; Janet Gaynor; Charles Farrell; Albert Gran; David Butler; Mary Duncan; Ivan Linow; Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc.
|Language Note:||Silent film with music score and English intertitles; optional French and Spanish subtitles.|
|Notes:||"We have brought this film to DVD using the best surviving source material available."--Note at start of each film.
7th heaven: From the stage play by Austin Strong.
The river: From the novel by Tristram Tupper, adapted by Philip Klein and Dwight Cummings.
7th heaven originally released as a motion picture in 1927.
The river was also released under the title Backwash.
Reconstruction of The river (side B of disc) based on surviving film, stills from the personal collection of the director, and the original film script.
Released as part of the set titled Murnau, Borzage and Fox.
Special features: Side A: Optional commentary by film historians Robert Birchard and Anthony Slide; 7th Heaven screenplay; Soundtrack notes; Still gallery; Side B: The river (produced and directed by Frank Borzage) reconstruction; optional subtitles in English and French; still gallery.
|Credits:||7th heaven: Photographed by Ernest Palmer and J.A. Valentine ; edited and titled by Katharine Hilliker and H.H. Caldwell ; film editor, Barney Wolf ; scenario by Benjamin Glazer.
The river (reconstruction): Photographed by Ernest Palmer ; film editor, Barney Wolf ; musical score, Maurice Baron and ErnoÌ RapeÌe ; reconstruction presented by the CineÌmatheÌque Suisse, in collaboration with the CineÌmatheÌque FrancÌ§aise and the Svenska Filminstitutet ; reconstruction and new titles, HerveÌ Dumont ; image and sound editing, Vincent de ClapareÌde.
|Cast:||7th heaven: Janet Gaynor, Charles Farrell, Albert Gran, David Butler.
The river (reconstruction): Charles Farrell, Mary Duncan, Margaret Mann, Ivan Linow.
|Awards:||7th Heaven was named to the National Film Registry by the Library of Congress in 1995.|
|Description:||1 videodisc (119 min.) : si., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.|
|Details:||DVD; double-sided disc; mono or stereo audio.|
|Contents:||7th heaven / William Fox presents ; Frank Borzage production ; directed by Frank Borzage --
River : reconstruction / produced and directed by Frank Borzage.
|Series Title:||Murnau, Borzage and Fox.|
|Other Titles:||Frank Borzage's The river.
|Responsibility:||William Fox presents ; Frank Borzage production ; directed by Frank Borzage.|
The river: A naïve young man tries to sail his barge down a river which has been made impassable by a newly-built dam. While stranded, he meets Rosalee, the world-weary girlfriend of a dam construction worker who was convicted of murder.