A turn-of-the-century lass disobeys her father’s wishes when she pursues fame as a vaudeville star and falls in love with a fellow performer.
The songs were written for the movie, but “Rose of Tralee” dates from the 19th century, and the song “The Daughter of Rosie O’Grady” dates from 1917. The role of Maureen was written specifically for 17-year-old Debbie Reynolds, and was her first speaking role in a film.
Released in 1950. Technicolor, 104 minutes.
March 07, 2023 – 7:00 pm Brewery Arts Center Performance Hall