PG-13 | | Biography, Drama
As Cecil Gaines serves eight presidents during his tenure as a butler at the White House, the civil rights movement, Vietnam, and other major events affect this man's life, family, and American society.
First inspired by a feature article published November 7, 2008, in the Washington Post: "A Butler Well Served by This Election."
The only thing I ever knew was cotton. It was hard work.
Gloria is using a Pyrex bowl with the Spring Blossom pattern (white with green flowers) when she is peeling potatoes in a scene set around 1959. The pattern was not actually released until the '70s.
$24,637,312 (USA) (18 August 2013)