Oscar Movies: His Butler’s Sister (1944)–Deanna Durbin Vehicle

Frank Borzage’s film stars Deanna Durbin, Universal’s chief box-office maker, as a wanna be singer who works as a maid for composer Franchot Tone, whose butler is Pat O’Brien, Durbin’s half brother.

The supporting cast includes Akim Tamiroff, Alan Mowbray, and Hans Conreid.

Oscar Nominations: 1

Sound Recording: Bernard B. Brown

Oscar Awards: None

The Sound Oscar went to E. H. Hansen for Wilson.

Oscar Context