Mother Wore Tights (1947)

In this chronicle of a vaudeville family, Myrtle McKinley (class of 1900) goes to San Francisco to attend business school, but ends up in a chorus line. Soon, star Frank Burt notices her talent, hires her for a "two-act", then marries her. Incidents of the marriage and the growing pains of eldest daughter Miriam are followed, interspersed with nostalgic musical numbers.

Directing:
  • Walter Lang

Writing:
  • Lamar Trotti
  • Miriam Young

Stars:
Release Date: 1947-08-20
themoviedb icon 5.8/10
  • Country: US
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 107

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Will Wright
Will Wright
Withers (uncredited)
William Frawley
William Frawl...
Mr. Schneider
Vanessa Brown
Vanessa Brown
Bessie
Betty Grable
Betty Grable
Mother
Dan Dailey
Dan Dailey
Father
Mona Freeman
Mona Freeman
Iris
Connie Marshall
Connie Marsha...
Mikie
Robert Arthur
Robert Arthur
Bob Clarkman
Sara Allgood
Sara Allgood
Grandmother McKinley
Ruth Nelson
Ruth Nelson
Miss Ridgeway
Anabel Shaw
Anabel Shaw
Alice Flemmerhammer
Stephen Dunne
Stephen Dunne
Roy Bivins
George Cleveland
George Clevel...
Grandfather McKinley
Veda Ann Borg
Veda Ann Borg
Rosemary Olcott
Sig Ruman
Sig Ruman
Papa
Lee Patrick
Lee Patrick
Lil
Anne Baxter
Anne Baxter
Narrator (voice) (uncredited)
Ruth Clifford
Ruth Clifford
Resort Guest (uncredited)
Mae Marsh
Mae Marsh
Resort Guest (uncredited)
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