DAUGHTERS COURAGEOUS is almost, but not quite, a sequel to Warner Brothers' very successful FOUR DAUGHTERS, which had the same cast but was about a different family (the Garfield character was also killed off in the earlier film). Warners found another piece of source material, hired most
of the same people behind and in front of the camera, and hoped that lightning would strike twice. It almost did. Later, the studio did two honest sequels without Garfield--FOUR WIVES and FOUR MOTHERS--and the film was also eventually remade with the same screenwriters, and with Doris Day and
Frank Sinatra in the leads, as YOUNG AT HEART. In DAUGHTERS COURAGEOUS, Rains is an Enoch...