His Butler’s Sister (1944): Deanna Durbin Star Vehicle

Frank Borzage’s His Butler’s Sister, stars Deanna Durbin, Universal’s chief box-office maker, as a wanna be singer who works as a maid for composer Franchot Tone.

Pat O’Brien, Durbin’s half brother, plays the juicy role of the composer’s butler.

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.”