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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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One of two Ma and Pa Kettle films made by Marjorie Main without Percy Kilbride who had sustained injures after being hit by an automobile. 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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More good family fun!
11 November 2005 | by (Angel City) – See all my reviews

I was eager to see "The Kettles on Old MacDonald's Farm" after recently watching the previous movie in the series and highly enjoying it. I'd loved the first eight Kettle flicks as a kid, but it took me several years to finally catch the ninth movie in the series ("The Kettles In The Ozarks"). I was so entertained by it that I just couldn't wait to see part ten and "The Kettles on Old MacDonald's Farm" didn't let me down! There's a different actor playing Pa Kettle, but he's a fine replacement and once again the Kettle clan delivers the goods! There really isn't a bad egg in the entire Kettle series. These movies may not be considered artistic masterpieces, but they are dang good fun!


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