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Mother Carey's Chickens (1938)

Approved | | Drama, Romance | 29 July 1938 (USA)
An 1890s widow has two daughters and two sons. The daughters fall in love with the same gentleman.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Nancy Carey
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Katherine 'Kitty' Carey
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Ralph Thurston
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Mrs. Margaret Carey
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Mr. Ossian Popham
Donnie Dunagan ...
Peter Carey
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Tom Hamilton Jr.
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Aunt Bertha
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Gilbert Carey
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Mrs. Pauline Fuller
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Lally Joy Popham
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Captain John Carey
Phyllis Kennedy ...
Annabelle, the Careys' maid
Harvey Clark ...
Mr. Clarence Fuller
Lucille Ward ...
Mrs. Martha Popham
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An 1890s widow has two daughters and two sons. The daughters fall in love with the same gentleman.

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Kate Douglas Wiggin's Memorable Novel

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Drama | Romance

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Approved
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29 July 1938 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Aves Sem Rumo  »

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Budget:

$358,000 (estimated)
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(RCA Victor System)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

This film was a moderate success for RKO, showing a profit of $110,000 ($1.9M in 2016) according to studio records. See more »

Connections

Spoofed in Chicken Jitters (1939) See more »

Soundtracks

Sailing, Sailing (Over the Bounding Main)
(1880) (uncredited)
Written by Godfrey Marks
Sung a cappella by the Carey family on the way to their picnic
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Summer Magic (1963)
29 October 2003 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie was remade in 1963 called Summer Magic with Hayley Mills. Both are really good family movies. Summer Magic is more on the musical end. Both have a lot of love, kindness and care one for another.


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