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Ma and Pa Kettle at the Fair (1952)

 |  Comedy  |  11 July 1952 (USA)
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Ma and Pa are trying to raise enough money at the county fair to send their daughter Rosie to college. Ma competes in baking and Pa enters a trotter in a horse race, while Rosie takes up with handsome young Marvin Johnson.

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Ma and Pa are trying to raise enough money at the county fair to send their daughter Rosie to college. Ma competes in baking and Pa enters a trotter in a horse race, while Rosie takes up with handsome young Marvin Johnson.

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Fifth of eight films in which Marjorie Main and Percy Kilbride portrayed Ma and Pa Kettle. See more »

Quotes

Ma Kettle: [looking over Clem] Haven't you growed?
Rosie Kettle: Ma, what did I tell you? It's not "growed", it's "grown".
Ma Kettle: Well what have I got to groan about?
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True Nostalgia...& harness racing too!!
15 June 1999 | by (Arkansas) – See all my reviews

I grew up in a harness racing family. We spent summers racing at county fairs in the northeast. It seems that often harness racing doesn't get nearly the attention and credit that thoroughbred racing gets. And yet, harness racing is where it all started in this country. A true American Breed for a true American Sport. Thanks Ma and Pa Kettle for keeping harness racing in the public's eye; at least during the few times a year this film is broadcast.


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