Cinema: Also Showing

Four Wives (Warner Bros.) increases and multiplies the joys and sorrows of the four daughters (Rosemary, Priscilla, Lola Lane and Gale Page) of old Music Master Lemp (Claude Rains) in a typical U. S. townlet. This time maternal instinct defeats the considerable ingenuity with which, in Four Daughters, Director Michael Curtiz managed to keep cinemaudiences straight about, and interested in, the doings of four leading characters in one picture.

The consequences of marriage are almost too much for everybody in the Lemp sisterhood. The clinical situation at a glance: Sister No. 1 expects a baby, visits her doctor to learn that she...

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