Mother Wore Tights

Mother Wore Tights

Vaudeville couple (Betty Grable, Dan Dailey) recalled by daughter.

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Mother Wore Tights


Musical, Romance107 Mins1947

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.


  • Engaging
  • Heartwarming
  • Spirited