Ma And Pa Kettle

  • 1949
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Comedy

Percy Kilbride and Marjorie Main star as Ma and Pa Kettle in this spin-off of THE EGG AND I (1947), in which they played the Kettles as supporting characters and spawned the lengthy comedic series that lasted well into the 1950s. The Kettles, down-and-out parents of 15 kids, are on the verge of being evicted from their ramshackle home. Things begin to look...read more

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Percy Kilbride and Marjorie Main star as Ma and Pa Kettle in this spin-off of THE EGG AND I (1947), in which they played the Kettles as supporting characters and spawned the lengthy comedic series that lasted well into the 1950s. The Kettles, down-and-out parents of 15 kids, are on the

verge of being evicted from their ramshackle home. Things begin to look up when Pa wins the grand prize in a tobacco slogan contest and the family is awarded a brand new, fully automated house. The house and its modern conveniences provide the setting for some very funny sequences, while the

Kettles also do battle with a local grouch (Esther Dale) who is jealous of their new fortune and accuses Pa of plagiarizing the slogan.

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  • Review: Percy Kilbride and Marjorie Main star as Ma and Pa Kettle in this spin-off of THE EGG AND I (1947), in which they played the Kettles as supporting characters and spawned the lengthy comedic series that lasted well into the 1950s. The Kettles, down-and-out… (more)

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