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Mother Wore Tights (1947) Poster

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Betty Grable was pregnant during the filming of this movie.
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Reportedly this is Betty Grable's favorite of her movies.
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First of four movies that paired Betty Grable and Dan Dailey.
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The complete performance by Betty Grable and Dan Dailey of "(Rolling Down Bowling Green) On a Little Two-Seat Tandem" (music by Josef Myrow, lyrics by Mack Gordon) was cut from the film. Remaining is a partial song-and-dance reprise near the end of the movie.
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Twentieth Century-Fox had wanted either James Cagney or Fred Astaire to play the role of song-and-dance man Frank Burt. After negotiations with Mr. Astaire fell through, Betty Grable requested John Payne, who already had appeared with her in Tin Pan Alley (1940), Footlight Serenade (1942), Springtime in the Rockies (1942) and The Dolly Sisters (1945).
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"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie on February 2, 1948 with Betty Grable and Dan Daily reprising their film roles.
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"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie on November 14, 1949 with Betty Grable and Dan Daily again reprising their film roles.
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"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie on January 4, 1954 with Dan Dailey again reprising his film role.
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