Hers to Hold

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Hers to Hold
Hers to Hold 1943 Poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed byFrank Ryan
Produced byFelix Jackson
Screenplay byLewis R. Foster
Music byFrank Skinner
CinematographyElwood Bredell
Edited byTed J. Kent
Distributed byUniversal Pictures
Release date
  • July 16, 1943 (1943-07-16) (USA)
Running time
94 minutes
CountryUnited States
Box office$1.7 million (US rentals)[1]

Hers to Hold is a 1943 American musical comedy film and is the third film in the unofficial Three Smart Girls trilogy.[2] Deanna Durbin reprises her role as Penny Craig, who is the only sister remaining.


The plot tells of Penny's going to work in a munitions factory during World War II and falling in love with Joseph Cotten.[3]


It was also nominated for Best Song at the 16th Academy Awards.[4]



  1. ^ "Top Grossers of the Season", Variety, 5 January 1944 p 54
  2. ^ "Hers to Hold". FilmAffinity. filmaffinity.com. Retrieved 29 December 2015.
  3. ^ [1], imdb.
  4. ^ "The 16th Academy Awards (1944) Nominees and Winners". oscars.org. Retrieved August 15, 2014.