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Mother Wore Tights (1947)

107 min.Musical
BUDGET
$2.7MM (estimated)
AWARDS
Won 1 Oscar. Another 2 nominations See all »
SUMMARY
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. Written By Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>  Less

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