19 August 1947
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.
Betty Grable, Dan Dailey, Mona Freeman, Connie Marshall, Vanessa Brown, Robert Arthur, Sara Allgood, William Frawley, Ruth Nelson, Anabel Shaw, Stephen Dunne, George Cleveland, Veda Ann Borg, Sig Ruman, Lee Patrick, Señor Wences, Anne Baxter, Ruth Clifford, Ann Gowland, Karolyn Grimes, Alvin Hammer, Kathleen Lockhart, Mae Marsh, Will Wright