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The Kettles on Old MacDonald's Farm (1957)

 -  Comedy  -  10 May 1957 (USA)
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Ma and Pa do their bit to hook lumberman Brad Johnson up with spoiled socialite Sally Flemming. Ma teaches Sally how to behave like a hick so she'll be compatible with Brad.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Marjorie Main ...
Parker Fennelly ...
Gloria Talbott ...
Sally Flemming
John Smith ...
Brad Johnson
George Dunn ...
George
Roy Barcroft ...
J.P. 'Jim' Flemming
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Pete Logan
Patricia Morrow ...
Bertha (as Pat Morrow)
George Arglen ...
Ricky Kelman ...
Elmer
Donald Baker ...
Abner
Polly Burson ...
Agnes Logan
Hallene Hill ...
Granny
Sara Taft ...
Clarabelle
Harvey B. Dunn ...
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Ma and Pa do their bit to hook lumberman Brad Johnson up with spoiled socialite Sally Flemming. Ma teaches Sally how to behave like a hick so she'll be compatible with Brad. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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America's Fun Famed Family In A Rural Riot Of LAUGHS!

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Trivia

One of two Ma and Pa Kettle films made by Marjorie Main without Percy Kilbride who had retired from film making. See more »

Quotes

Pa Kettle: George, you ever reckon on goin' in to another line of work?
George: What for? Nothin's more important than garbage. Show me a man without garbage and I'll show you a man who ain't eatin'.
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Follows Ma and Pa Kettle Go to Town (1950) See more »

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22 May 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I loved all of the Ma and Pa Kettle movies as a kid. I have not seen any for years but they bring back fond memories of lazy Saturday and Sunday afternoons watching wonderful old movies on television. This was, of course, when you had the roof top TV antenna and got 5 (6 if you were lucky)VHF stations and 2 to 3 UHF stations (those too young to remember UHF and VHF - do an Internet search!) While it is true the limited number of stations made programming limited as well it also allowed you to view gems like the Kettle movies - things today you would probably pass over without a second thought. Everyone should watch these movies. They will bring a smile to your face!


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