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Ma and Pa Kettle Go to Town (1950)

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79 min | Comedy, Crime

When Pa wins a jingle-writing contest, he and Ma head for New York City. They they get in trouble with gangsters when they lose some stolen money which they had already agreed to deliver to one of the thugs.
Writers
Martin Ragaway (story and screenplay) | Leonard Stern (story and screenplay)
Cinematographer
Editor
Russell F. Schoengarth (as Russell Schoengarth)
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Updated Apr 1, 1950

Release date
Apr 1, 1950 (United States)

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60 cast members
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Marjorie Main
Ma Kettle Ma Kettle   See fewer
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Percy Kilbride
Pa Kettle Pa Kettle   See fewer
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Richard Long
Tom Kettle Tom Kettle   See fewer
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Meg Randall
Kim Parker Kettle Kim Parker Kettle   See fewer
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Charles McGraw
Shotgun Mike Munger Shotgun Mike Munger   See fewer
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Kathryn Givney
Mrs. Victoria Masterson Mrs. Victoria Masterson   See fewer
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Jim Backus
Joseph 'Little Joe' Rogers Joseph 'Little Joe' Rogers   See fewer
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Elliott Lewis
Detective Sam Boxer Detective Sam Boxer   See fewer
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Paul McVey
Harold Masterson Harold Masterson   See fewer
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Bert Freed
Dutch - Third New York Henchman Dutch - Third New York Henchman   See fewer
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Hal March
Detective Mike Eskow Detective Mike Eskow   See fewer
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Barbara Brown
Elizabeth Parker (scenes deleted) Elizabeth Parker (scenes deleted)   See fewer
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Ray Collins
Jonathan Parker (scenes deleted) Jonathan Parker (scenes deleted)   See fewer
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Lester Allen
Geoduck (uncredited) Geoduck (uncredited)   See fewer
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Leon Belasco
Beauty Salon Manager (uncredited) Beauty Salon Manager (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dale Belding
Danny Kettle (uncredited) Danny Kettle (uncredited)   See fewer
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Stanley Blystone
Train Conductor (uncredited) Train Conductor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Leonard Bremen
Tour Bus Guide (uncredited) Tour Bus Guide (uncredited)   See fewer
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Margaret Brown
Ruthie Kettle (uncredited) Ruthie Kettle (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Calliga
Party Guest (uncredited) Party Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Chefe
Nightclub Patron (uncredited) Nightclub Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Coleman
Charles the Butler (uncredited) Charles the Butler (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lynn Craft
Nightclub Patron (uncredited) Nightclub Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
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Helen Dickson
Nightclub Patron (uncredited) Nightclub Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
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Paul Dunn
George Kettle (uncredited) George Kettle (uncredited)   See fewer
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Diane Florentine
Sara Kettle (uncredited) Sara Kettle (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bess Flowers
Party Guest (uncredited) Party Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
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Slim Gaut
Bus Passenger (uncredited) Bus Passenger (uncredited)   See fewer
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Joe Gilbert
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Dick Gordon
Party Guest (uncredited) Party Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
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Maurice Gosfield
New York Tour Ticket Seller (uncredited) New York Tour Ticket Seller (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Hoagland
Party Guest (uncredited) Party Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
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Teddy Infuhr
Benjamin Kettle (uncredited) Benjamin Kettle (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jackie Jackson
Henry Kettle (uncredited) Henry Kettle (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sherry Jackson
Susie Kettle (uncredited) Susie Kettle (uncredited)   See fewer
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John James
Roberts - Masterson's Chauffeur (uncredited) Roberts - Masterson's Chauffeur (uncredited)   See fewer
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Larry Keating
Police Lt. Klein (uncredited) Police Lt. Klein (uncredited)   See fewer
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Douglas Kennedy
George Donahue (uncredited) George Donahue (uncredited)   See fewer
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Donald Kerr
First Cab Driver (uncredited) First Cab Driver (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mike Lally
Counterman (uncredited) Counterman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Donna Leary
Sally Kettle (uncredited) Sally Kettle (uncredited)   See fewer
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Rex Lease
Clallan County Sheriff (uncredited) Clallan County Sheriff (uncredited)   See fewer
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Peter Leeds
Tall Beautician (uncredited) Tall Beautician (uncredited)   See fewer
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Wilbur Mack
Party Guest (uncredited) Party Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Marley
Second Cab Driver (uncredited) Second Cab Driver (uncredited)   See fewer
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Beverly Mook
Eve Kettle (uncredited) Eve Kettle (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Morton
Bus Passenger (uncredited) Bus Passenger (uncredited)   See fewer
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Forbes Murray
Night Club Patron (uncredited) Night Club Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
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William Newell
Horace 'Hank' Hawkshaw, Police Desk Sergeant (uncredited) Horace 'Hank' Hawkshaw, Police Desk Sergeant (uncredited)   See fewer
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William H. O'Brien
Waiter at Party (uncredited) Waiter at Party (uncredited)   See fewer
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Garry Owen
Bubble-ola Delivery Man (uncredited) Bubble-ola Delivery Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Eugene Persson
Willie Kettle (uncredited) Willie Kettle (uncredited)   See fewer
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Elana Schreiner
Nancy Kettle (uncredited) Nancy Kettle (uncredited)   See fewer
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J.P. Sloane
Billy Kettle (uncredited) Billy Kettle (uncredited)   See fewer
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Olan Soule
Salon Technician (uncredited) Salon Technician (uncredited)   See fewer
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Brick Sullivan
Policeman at Station House (uncredited) Policeman at Station House (uncredited)   See fewer
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Willard Waterman
J.J. Schumacher (uncredited) J.J. Schumacher (uncredited)   See fewer
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James Westerfield
Harvey - Zoo Attendant (uncredited) Harvey - Zoo Attendant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Chief Yowlachie
Crowbar (uncredited) Crowbar (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.9 / 10 | 668 votes