Mother Wore Tights Poster

Release Date: 1947

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 47 min

Plot Summary
Frank Burt (Dan Dailey) is a vaudeville performer who drafts young Myrtle McKinley (Betty Grable) for a theatrical production. During a successful run as a stage team, Myrtle and Frank fall in love, marry and have two children. Myrtle goes into semi-retirement, but is later lured back to the spotlight, and their act is able to conjure the old magic. But when one of their daughters grows unhappy with her mother's ongoing performance schedule, the family must deal with the hard feelings.

Cast: Betty Grable, Dan Dailey, Mona Freeman

Director: Walter Lang

Genres: Romance, Musical

Production Co: Twentieth Century Fox

Keywords: Love, Family, Engaging, Daughter, Heartwarming, Spirited, Growing up


Winner Music (Scoring of a Musical Picture)
Nominated Cinematography (Color)
Nominated Music (Song)