Betty Grable, Dan Dailey, Mona Freeman, and Connie Marshall in Mother Wore Tights (1947)

Mother Wore Tights (1947)

1h 47min. // Frank Burt is a vaudeville performer who drafts young Myrtle McKinley 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.

 

Directed by: Walter Lang

Writing Credits: Lamar Trotti (screenplay), Miriam Young (book)

Starring: Betty Grable (as Myrtle McKinley), Dan Dailey (as Frank Burt), Mona Freeman (as Iris) and Connie Marshall (as Mikie)

 

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Awards:

WON. Academy Awards, USA 1948. Best Music, Scoring of a Musical Picture. Alfred Newman.

NOMINATED. Academy Awards, USA 1948. Best Cinematography, Color. Harry Jackson.

NOMINATED. Academy Awards, USA 1948. Best Music, Original Song. Josef Myrow (music) and Mack Gordon (lyrics) for the song “You Do”.

 

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Betty Grable, Veda Ann Borg, and Dan Dailey in Mother Wore Tights (1947)

Betty Grable, Dan Dailey, Mona Freeman, and Connie Marshall in Mother Wore Tights (1947)

 

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