Four Daughters
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Fannie Hurst's Sister Act was the source for this money-making Warners weeper. The four daughters of the title are played by the Lane Sisters--Priscilla, Rosemary and Lola--and by Gale Page. All are musical prodigies, and all are daughters of master-musician Claude Rains. To help make ends meet, Rains rents several rooms of his home to boarders--most of whom, thanks to the dictates of the plot, seem to be marriageable men. We're supposed to care the most about the mutual attraction the daughters feel towards handsome Jeffrey Lynn, but the film really belongs to John Garfield, making… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 100%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"A typical, sentimental small-town family melodrama of the 1930s, with one exception: John Garfield in a stunning screen debut as a brooding outsider."
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
"Superior, slickly made soaper with great stars."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
"Exemplary Warners hokum about sisters' romances"
‑ Daniel Eagan, Film Journal International
"A surprisingly heartwarming, funny, and sad film that tugs on the heartstrings, but in a way that isn't maudlin or annoying."
‑ Michael W. Phillips, Jr., Goatdog's Movies
"Rains carries this Warner tugger"
‑ Steve Crum, Kansas City Kansan
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