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Ma and Pa Kettle at the Fair (1952)

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78 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance

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.
Writers
Martin Ragaway (story) | Leonard Stern (story) | Jack Henley (story) | Richard Morris (screenplay) | John Grant (screenplay)
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Updated Jul 11, 1952

Release date
Jul 11, 1952 (United States)

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79 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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James Best
Marvin Johnson Marvin Johnson   See fewer
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Lori Nelson
Rosie Kettle Rosie Kettle   See fewer
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Esther Dale
Birdie Hicks Birdie Hicks   See fewer
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Emory Parnell
Billy Reed Billy Reed   See fewer
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Oliver Blake
Geoduck Geoduck   See fewer
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Russell Simpson
Clem Johnson Clem Johnson   See fewer
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Rex Lease
Sheriff Sheriff   See fewer
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George Arglen
Willie Kettle (uncredited) Willie Kettle (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lois Austin
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Elsie Baker
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Frank Baker
Jam Judge (uncredited) Jam Judge (uncredited)   See fewer
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Alex Ball
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Barton
Vendor (uncredited) Vendor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Margaret Bert
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John Breen
Fair Worker (uncredited) Fair Worker (uncredited)   See fewer
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Margaret Brown
Ruth Kettle (uncredited) Ruth Kettle (uncredited)   See fewer
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Roy Butler
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Douglas Carter
Ticket Seller (uncredited) Ticket Seller (uncredited)   See fewer
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Wheaton Chambers
Injured Man (uncredited) Injured Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Zachary Charles
Crowbar (uncredited) Crowbar (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harry Cheshire
Pastor (uncredited) Pastor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Billy Clark
George Kettle (uncredited) George Kettle (uncredited)   See fewer
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Juanita Close
Minor Role (uncredited) Minor Role (uncredited)   See fewer
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Edmund Cobb
Fairgoer (uncredited) Fairgoer (uncredited)   See fewer
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James Conaty
Sulky Race Spectator (uncredited) Sulky Race Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harry Cording
Ed (uncredited) Ed (uncredited)   See fewer
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Russell Custer
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harold DeGarro
Stilt Walker (uncredited) Stilt Walker (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bob Donnelly
Clown (uncredited) Clown (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lester Dorr
Heckler at Fair (uncredited) Heckler at Fair (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Eldredge
Man at Accident (uncredited) Man at Accident (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Ferguson
Sam (uncredited) Sam (uncredited)   See fewer
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Helen Gibson
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William Gould
Baking Judge (uncredited) Baking Judge (uncredited)   See fewer
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Billy Gray
Kettle Boy (uncredited) Kettle Boy (uncredited)   See fewer
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James Griffith
Medicine Man (uncredited) Medicine Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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James Guilfoyle
Birdie's Trainer (uncredited) Birdie's Trainer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert Haines
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Harden
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Harry Harvey
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Hallene Hill
Mrs. Hicks' Mother (uncredited) Mrs. Hicks' Mother (uncredited)   See fewer
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Teddy Infuhr
Benjamin Kettle (uncredited) Benjamin Kettle (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gary Lee Jackson
Billy Kettle (uncredited) Billy 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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Kenner G. Kemp
Sulky Race Spectator (uncredited) Sulky Race Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
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Donald Kerr
Man on Street (uncredited) Man on Street (uncredited)   See fewer
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Donna Leary
Sally Kettle (uncredited) Sally Kettle (uncredited)   See fewer
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Nolan Leary
Church Usher (uncredited) Church Usher (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jenny Linder
Sara Kettle (uncredited) Sara Kettle (uncredited)   See fewer
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Emily Marks
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Frank Marlowe
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Sydney Mason
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Philo McCullough
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Frank McFarland
Judge (uncredited) Judge (uncredited)   See fewer
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Claire Meade
Sarah (uncredited) Sarah (uncredited)   See fewer
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Beverly Mook
Eve Kettle (uncredited) Eve Kettle (uncredited)   See fewer
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David Newell
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William H. O'Brien
Fairgoer (uncredited) Fairgoer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank O'Connor
Jam Judge (uncredited) Jam Judge (uncredited)   See fewer
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Eugene Persson
Teddy Kettle (uncredited) Teddy Kettle (uncredited)   See fewer
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Rose Plumer
Townswoman (uncredited) Townswoman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mel Pogue
Delivery Boy (uncredited) Delivery Boy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Roy Regnier
Fairgoer (uncredited) Fairgoer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert Robinson
Fairgoer (uncredited) Fairgoer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Edwin Rochelle
Balloon Salesman (uncredited) Balloon Salesman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ronnie Rondell Jr.
Dannie Kettle (uncredited) Dannie Kettle (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dick Ryan
Carnival Barker (uncredited) Carnival Barker (uncredited)   See fewer
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Syd Saylor
Postman (uncredited) Postman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Elana Schreiner
Nancy Kettle (uncredited) Nancy Kettle (uncredited)   See fewer
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Hal Smith
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George Sowards
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Brick Sullivan
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Charles Sullivan
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Sara Taft
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Forrest Taylor
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Frank Wilcox
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7.1 / 10 | 486 votes