Yorkshire Silent Film Festival

List of screenings

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7th Heaven

  • Hebden Bridge Picture House New Road Hebden Bridge, England, HX7 8AD United Kingdom (map)
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Janet Gaynor won the Best Actress award at the very first Academy Awards for her role in this gorgeously romantic drama of star-crossed Parisian lovers. With beautiful sets, stunning camerawork and a live harp score, 7th Heaven is silent-era Hollywood at its most powerful.Oscar winning 2012 silent The Artist borrowed from 7th Heaven for several of its scenes.

Tickets: Adults £10, Over 60s / Passport to Leisure Card holders: £9, Under 26s / Full Time Students: £8. PICTURE THIS members £1 off the applicable price.

Doors open at 4.15pm

Performing live: Jonathan Best (piano)

7th Heaven tracks the transformational love of Farrell and Gaynor from the sewers to the stars, across time and space, and beyond death itself, affirming triumphantly that melodrama can mean much more than just an excuse for a good weep.
— Time Out Magazine

7th Heaven is the second of two Yorkshire Silent Film Festival screenings at the Picture House. On May 13 at 5pm we're showing Hitchcock's classic chiller The Lodger. Why not save money by buying a joint ticket for both films?

Joint tickets for The Lodger and 7th Heaven
Adults £18, Over 60s / Passport to Leisure Card holders: £16,  Under 26s / Full Time Students: £14, PICTURE THIS members £2 off the applicable price.

Earlier Event: May 19
Alfred Hitchcock's Blackmail
Later Event: May 21
Cartoon Carnival