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

His Butler's Sister
His Butler's SIster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed byFrank Borzage
Produced byFelix Jackson
Screenplay by
StarringDeanna Durbin
Music byHans J. Salter
CinematographyElwood Bredell
Edited byTed J. Kent
Distributed byUniversal Pictures
Release date
  • November 26, 1943 (1943-11-26)
Running time
87 minutes
CountryUnited States
Box office$1.7 million (US rentals)[1]



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.



  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. Retrieved December 29, 2015.
  4. ^ "The 17th Academy Awards (1945) Nominees and Winners". Oscars. Retrieved August 15, 2011.

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