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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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This was the last film in the Ma and Pa Kettle series and the final feature film for Marjorie Main. 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 at Home (1954) See more »

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correction to a correction
5 December 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I do not recall seeing this film but I will look for it as I have always been a Kettles fan...

The reason for my comment is to correct what someone else wrote.. It was said that Percy Kilbride left the role of Pa Kettle due to his death when in actuality Percy did not die until 7 years after this movie was released. His date of death is recorded here as 11 December, 1964.

He retired from acting completely in 1954 after the filming of Ma and Pa Kettle at Home.. However, his last appearance was in the 1955 release of Ma and Pa Kettle at Waikiki which had been filmed several years prior to Ma and Pa Kettle at Home and not released until later.


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