Cinema: The New Pictures: Aug. 29, 1938

Four Daughters (First National-Warner Bros.). Screen plays for actresses (like Shirley Temple) are far easier to provide than screen plays for entire families (like the Dionne quintuplets). Warner Brothers screenwriters, their hands full with Billy and Bobby Mauch, sighed last year when the studio signed Priscilla and Rosemary Lane, whose chief acting experience had been with Fred Waring's

24-piece orchestra. Sister Lola was signed on later.

Four Daughters is a family vehicle as slick and streamlined as a sedan just off the assembly line, as capacious as a 1925 touring car, as comfortably upholstered as a buggy. It concerns itself with the...

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