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The Saturday Musical: Mother Wore Tights


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Starring Betty Grable, Dan Dailey

By skill and good fortune Myrtle McKinley gets into the front row of the chorus in vaudeville and soon becomes the partner, and then the wife, of the star of the show, Frank Burt. From then on it is a success story - until their children become ashamed of their parents' background.


Producer: Lamar Trotti
Director: Walter Lang
Myrtle McKinley Burt: Betty Grable
Frank Burt: Dan Dailey
Iris Burt: Mona Freeman
Mikie Burt: Connie Marshall
Bessie: Vanessa Brown
Bob Clarkman: Robert Arthur
Grandmother McKinley: Sara Allgood
Mr Schneider: William Frawley
Miss Ridgeway: Ruth Nelson
Alice Flemmerhammer: Anabel Shaw
Roy Bivins: Michael Dunne
Grandfather McKinley: George Cleveland
Rosemary Olcott: Veda Ann Borg

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The Saturday Musical: Mother Wore Tights

BBC Two England, 18 March 1972 14.00

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