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Mother Wore Tights

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When the Floradora Chorus danced off the stage, Mother's shapely leg was the last one to disappear from sight. Back in the "Golden Age" of vaudeville it was quite an achievement to even be a Floradora girl at the age of sixteen, much less be on the end of the line.

Here is an intimate, humorous, appealing, backstage story of the lives of a couple of old-time troupers with
Paperback, Overseas Edition for the Armed Forces. , 288 pages
Published 1944 by Editions for the Armed Services, Inc.
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Jul 08, 2010 Natalie rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: vaudeville and old time movie fans, miriam young fans
Miriam Young is perhaps best known today for her children's books like Miss Suzy. Mother Wore Tights is a different sort of tale.

Young wrote about her mother's youth in San Francisco in the 1880's in No Place for Mitty. In Mother Wore Tights Miriam Young writes of her parents' vaudeville career and her life growing up in a vaudeville family.

The story begins by introducing Myrtle, a seventeen year old girl who was "Frisco born and Oakland bred" who marries a vaudeville man she meets while she's
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