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Daughters Courageous (1939)

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107 min | Drama, Romance

Nan Masters, a single mother living with her four marriageable daughters, plans to marry Sam Sloane, businessman. Out of the blue her 1st husband Jim returns after deserting the family 20 years earlier. The worldly wanderer Jim gets a cool...See moreNan Masters, a single mother living with her four marriageable daughters, plans to marry Sam Sloane, businessman. Out of the blue her 1st husband Jim returns after deserting the family 20 years earlier. The worldly wanderer Jim gets a cool family reception at first but his warm personality gradually wins the affections of his four daughters. In fact, youngest daughter Buff, who has her eye on a maverick of her own in Gabriel Lopez, is pleased when Jim grants his stamp of approval on her relationship. Buff plans to elope with Gabriel on her mother's wedding day, but 'unpredictable' is Gabriel's middle name. Written by Gary Jackson See less
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Writers
Dorothy Bennett (play "Fly Away Home") | Julius J. Epstein | Philip G. Epstein | Irving White (play "Fly Away Home")
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Updated Jun 23, 1939

Release date
Jul 22, 1939 (United States)

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33 cast members
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John Garfield
Gabriel Lopez Gabriel Lopez   See fewer
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Claude Rains
Jim Masters Jim Masters   See fewer
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Jeffrey Lynn
John S. 'Johnny' Heming John S. 'Johnny' Heming   See fewer
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Fay Bainter
Nancy 'Nan' Masters Nancy 'Nan' Masters   See fewer
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Donald Crisp
Samuel 'Sam' Sloane Samuel 'Sam' Sloane   See fewer
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May Robson
Penny, the Housekeeper Penny, the Housekeeper   See fewer
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Frank McHugh
George George   See fewer
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Dick Foran
Eddie Moore Eddie Moore   See fewer
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Priscilla Lane
Buff Masters Buff Masters   See fewer
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Rosemary Lane
Tinka Masters Tinka Masters   See fewer
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Lola Lane
Linda Masters Linda Masters   See fewer
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Gale Page
Cora Masters Cora Masters   See fewer
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George Humbert
Manuel Lopez Manuel Lopez   See fewer
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Berton Churchill
Judge Henry Hornsby Judge Henry Hornsby   See fewer
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Nat Carr
Court Clerk (uncredited) Court Clerk (uncredited)   See fewer
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Hobart Cavanaugh
Tourist (uncredited) Tourist (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Chesebro
Mike (uncredited) Mike (uncredited)   See fewer
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Alice Connors
Hatcheck Girl (uncredited) Hatcheck Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ray Cooke
Bill (uncredited) Bill (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tom Dugan
Joe (uncredited) Joe (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bill Edwards
Boy on Beach (uncredited) Boy on Beach (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Gardner
Tim (uncredited) Tim (uncredited)   See fewer
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Leyland Hodgson
Actor in Show (uncredited) Actor in Show (uncredited)   See fewer
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Stuart Holmes
Tourist's Broker (uncredited) Tourist's Broker (uncredited)   See fewer
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William Hopper
Striped-Shirted Man at Beach (uncredited) Striped-Shirted Man at Beach (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harold Miller
Nightclub Patron (uncredited) Nightclub Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
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James Millican
Boy on Beach (uncredited) Boy on Beach (uncredited)   See fewer
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George O'Hanlon
Dancer (uncredited) Dancer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Paul Panzer
Waiter at Dance (uncredited) Waiter at Dance (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tom Quinn
Nightclub Patron (uncredited) Nightclub Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
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Leo White
Peanut Vendor (uncredited) Peanut Vendor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tom Wilson
Man Watching Pool Shot (uncredited) Man Watching Pool Shot (uncredited)   See fewer
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Maris Wrixon
Girl at Beach (uncredited) Girl at Beach (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.6 / 10 | 517 votes