His Butler's Sister

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His Butler's Sister
His Butler's SIster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed by Frank Borzage
Produced by Felix Jackson
Screenplay by
Starring Deanna Durbin
Music by Hans J. Salter
Cinematography Elwood Bredell
Edited by Ted J. Kent
Distributed by Universal Pictures
Release date
  • November 26, 1943 (1943-11-26)
Running time
87 minutes
Country United States
Language English
Box office $1.7 million (US rentals)[1]

His Butler's Sister is a 1943 American romantic comedy film directed by Frank Borzage and starring Deanna Durbin.[2] The supporting cast includes Franchot Tone, Pat O'Brien, Akim Tamiroff, Evelyn Ankers and Hans Conried.[3]


Written by Samuel Hoffenstein and Elizabeth Reinhardt, the film is about a young girl who visits New York City to see her half-brother, and to try to start a music career.



The film was nominated for an Academy Award for Sound Recording (Bernard B. Brown).[4]


  1. ^ "Top Grossers of the Season", Variety, January 5, 1944 p. 54
  2. ^ "His Butler's Sister (1943)". The New York Times. Retrieved September 9, 2012.
  3. ^ "His Butler's Sister". FilmAffinity. filmaffinity.com. Retrieved December 29, 2015.
  4. ^ "The 17th Academy Awards (1945) Nominees and Winners". Oscars. Retrieved August 15, 2011.

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