Sabrina (1954) starring Humphrey Bogart, Audrey Hepburn, William Holden, directed by Billy Wilder
Synopsis of Sabrina
Bogie and Holden are the mega-rich Larrabee brothers of Long Island. Bogie’s all work, Holden’s all playboy. But then the daughter of the family’s chauffeur returns from Paris. Sabrina is all grown up, and Holden’s character falls in love. Now the stage is set for some family fireworks as the brothers fall under the spell of Hepburn’s delightful charms.
Editorial review of Sabrina, courtesy of Amazon.com
Audrey Hepburn is the delightful young Sabrina, the daughter of a chauffeur who is hopelessly in love with David Larrabee (William Holden), the playboy younger son in the rich Long Island household her father works for. In order to help her forget her woes, Sabrina is shipped off to cooking school in Paris. While there, she befriends a baron who provides a bit of culture — and the encouragement to snip off her childlike ponytail. Upon her return to New York, Sabrina is transformed into a sophisticated woman, and David is entranced by her.
However, his older brother Linus (Humphrey Bogart) has arranged David’s marriage to Elizabeth Tyson in order to seal a business merger and thus must steer David away from Sabrina. To do this, Linus takes on the task of wooing her for himself. Full of great dialogue ( — A woman happy in love, she burns the soufflé a woman unhappy in love, she forgets to turn on the oven — ) and wonderful performances, this film is a romantic masterpiece. Also enjoyable is the 1995 remake, starring Julia Ormond and Harrison Ford. — Jenny Brown
Product Description of Sabrina starring Humphrey Bogart, Audrey Hepburn, William Holden
Sabrina is charming, humorous and aglow with some of Hollywood’s greatest stars. Humphrey Bogart, William Holden and Audrey Hepburn star in a Cinderella stroy directed by renowned filmmaker Billy Wilder (Sunset Boulevard, Some Like It Hot). 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 chauffer, returns from Paris all grown up and glamourous, the stage is set for some family fireworks as the brothers fall under the spell of Hepburn’s delightful charms.