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Sabrina -- Bogie and Holden are the mega-rich Larrabee brothers of Long Island. Bogie's all work, Holden's all playboy. But when Sabrina, daughter of the family's chauffeur, returns from Paris all grown up and glamorous, the stage is set for some family fireworks as the brothers fall under the spell of Hepburn's delightful charms.


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Release Date:
October 1954 (USA) See more »
. . . the chauffeur's daughter who learned her stuff in Paris! See more »
A playboy becomes interested in the daughter of his family's chauffeur. But it's his more serious brother who would be the better man for her. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Won Oscar. Another 6 wins & 7 nominations See more »
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The best movie of all time See more (143 total) »


  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Humphrey Bogart ... Linus Larrabee

Audrey Hepburn ... Sabrina Fairchild

William Holden ... David Larrabee
Walter Hampden ... Oliver Larrabee

John Williams ... Thomas Fairchild

Martha Hyer ... Elizabeth Tyson
Joan Vohs ... Gretchen Van Horn

Marcel Dalio ... Baron St. Fontanel
Marcel Hillaire ... The Professor

Nella Walker ... Maude Larrabee

Francis X. Bushman ... Mr. Tyson

Ellen Corby ... Miss McCardle
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
David Ahdar ... Ship's Steward (uncredited)

Raymond Bailey ... Member of the Board (uncredited)
Marjorie Bennett ... Margaret - Cook (uncredited)
Ralph Brooks ... Party / Dance Extra (uncredited)
Colin Campbell ... Board Member (uncredited)
Harvey B. Dunn ... Party Guest with Tray (uncredited)
Fritz Ford ... Dance Partner (uncredited)
Otto Forrest ... Elevator Operator (uncredited)
Chuck Hamilton ... Gardener-Caretaker (uncredited)
Rand Harper ... Man (uncredited)
Sam Harris ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Charles Harvey ... Drink Spiller (uncredited)
Paul Harvey ... Dr. Calaway (uncredited)

Nancy Kulp ... Jenny - Maid (uncredited)

Kay E. Kuter ... Ernest - Houseman (uncredited)
Ralph Moratz ... Passenger on Ship Deck (uncredited)
Bill Neff ... Man with Linus Larrabee (uncredited)
Emory Parnell ... Charles - Butler (uncredited)
Gregory Ratoff ... Man with David Larrabee (uncredited)
Kay Riehl ... Mrs. Tyson (uncredited)

Marion Ross ... Spiller's Girlfriend (uncredited)
Emmett Vogan ... Board Member (uncredited)

Directed by
Billy Wilder 
Writing credits
Billy Wilder (written for the screen by) &
Samuel A. Taylor (written for the screen by) (as Samuel Taylor) &
Ernest Lehman (written for the screen by)

Samuel A. Taylor (from the play by) (as Samuel Taylor)

Produced by
Billy Wilder .... producer
Cinematography by
Charles Lang (director of photography) (as Charles Lang Jr.)
Film Editing by
Arthur P. Schmidt  (as Arthur Schmidt)
Art Direction by
Hal Pereira 
Walter H. Tyler  (as Walter Tyler)
Set Decoration by
Sam Comer 
Ray Moyer 
Costume Design by
Hubert de Givenchy (uncredited)
Makeup Department
Wally Westmore .... makeup supervisor
Vera Peterson .... hair stylist (uncredited)
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Charles C. Coleman .... assistant director (as C.C. Coleman Jr.)
Art Department
Dorothea Holt .... illustrator (uncredited)
Sound Department
John Cope .... sound recordist
Harold Lewis .... sound recordist
Visual Effects by
Farciot Edouart .... process photography
John P. Fulton .... special photographic effects
Camera and Electrical Department
Bud Fraker .... still photographer (uncredited)
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Edith Head .... costume supervisor
Joan Joseff .... costume jeweller (uncredited)
Editorial Department
Doane Harrison .... editorial advisor
Music Department
Friedrich Hollaender .... songs adapted by (as Frederick Hollander)
Van Cleave .... orchestrator (uncredited)
Other crew
Eugene Loring .... choreographer (uncredited)
Crew verified as complete

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113 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.75 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Western Electric Recording)

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Originally titled "Sabrina Fair", the title was changed in the US so audiences wouldn't link it with highbrow stories like "Vanity Fair".See more »
Continuity: In the cooking school sequence where snow is seen falling outside and accumulating on the window, the filmed scenes of Paris in the background clearly show no snowfall or snow on the streets at all.See more »
[first lines]
Sabrina Fairchild:[voiceover] Once upon a time, on the north shore of Long Island, some thirty miles from New York, there lived a small girl on a large estate. The estate was very large indeed, and had many servants. There were gardeners to take care of the gardens, and a tree surgeon on a retainer...
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43 out of 78 people found the following review useful.
The best movie of all time, 5 February 2001
Author: Lucita from Oklahoma City, OK, USA

Sabrina (Hepburn) is a chauffeur's teenage daughter, who longs to live a life of luxury. David (Holden) is the younger of her employer's two sons, and has been married a number of times. Linus (Bogart), the older one, is interested only in the stock market, having no time for women. Sabrina has loved David her whole life, but he "doesn't even know she exists". Trying to rid herself of him, she decides to leave for Paris, where she attends a cooking school. Sabrina returns later, looking like a glamorous woman of the world, and David falls for her.

I don't want to say any more, but I advise everyone to immediately go rent this movie. I promise you that if you are a fan of any of the cast members, enjoy old movies, or have seen the remake, you will thoroughly enjoy this classic.

Audrey Hepburn, William Holden, and Humphrey Bogart give fabulous performances in "Sabrina" (1954).

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