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His Butler's Sister (1943)

Approved | | Comedy, Romance | 26 November 1943 (USA)
A young girl visits New York for two reasons: to see her half-brother, and to try to start a musical career.

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(original screenplay), (original screenplay) (as Betty Reinhardt)
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Cast

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Ann Carter
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Charles Gerard
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Martin Murphy
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Popoff
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Buzz Jenkins
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Mortimer Kalb
Elsa Janssen ...
Severina
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Elizabeth Campbell
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Emmett
Sig Arno ...
Moreno
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Reeves
Florence Bates ...
Lady Sloughberry
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Fields
Russell Hicks ...
Sanderson
Andrew Tombes ...
Brophy
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A young girl visits New York for two reasons: to see her half-brother, and to try to start a musical career.

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Comedy | Romance

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26 November 1943 (USA)  »

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My Girl Godfrey  »

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(Western Electric Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie on February 7, 1944 with Deanna Durbin and Pat O'Brien reprising their film roles. See more »

Goofs

When Anne is walking with her new friends, the butlers, toward the apartment house you can see the reflection of the crew/camera on the side of a car in the street. See more »

Quotes

Mortimer Kalb: [to Ann] You know, the minute I laid eyes on you I says to myself - Mort, there's a little lady that ain't gonna be wrestlin' with that broom much longer.
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Crazy Credits

The foods, drinks, clothes, shoes, rubber, gas and other articles consumed or used in this picture are purely imaginary and have no relation to any actual foods, drinks, clothes, shoes, rubber, gas and other articles of today, rationed or unrationed. Any resemblance is purely accidental. This is a fable of the day before yesterday. See more »

Soundtracks

Is It True What They Say About Dixie?
(uncredited)
Written by Irving Caesar, Samuel Lerner and Gerald Marks
Sung by Iris Adrian and Robin Raymond
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The retired Bengal lancer
27 May 2010 | by See all my reviews

Coming after the grave "stage door canteen" ,which ,in spite of funny scenes ,dealt about soldiers about to go to war,"his butler's sister" is some kind of comic relief.Deanna Durbin is a very good-looking actress and songstress -even if ,like me,her style is not your cup of tea-and watching Franchot Tone at work is always a joy to me.Anyway they do not appear in what is for me the funniest of the whole movie :girls mistaking a salesman for a composer and discovering that what he sells is not what they were expecting.

The movie features several songs ,the last one being some kind of communication as it was the case in other Borzage works such as "I'll always love you" or " smiling through" ,though in a lighter way.


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