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Ma and Pa Kettle at Home (1954)

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80 min | Comedy

Elwin Kettle might win a scholarship to an agricultural college. Essay contest judges Mannering and Crosby decide to choose between the two finalists by spending a weekend at the home of each. Pa makes numerous cosmetic improvements to his...See moreElwin Kettle might win a scholarship to an agricultural college. Essay contest judges Mannering and Crosby decide to choose between the two finalists by spending a weekend at the home of each. Pa makes numerous cosmetic improvements to his rundown home to impress the judges, but all wash away in a torrential rainstorm. Will the judges still award the scholarship to Elwin? Written by Ed Stephan See less
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Writer
Kay Lenard (screenplay) (story)
Cinematographer
Carl E. Guthrie (as Carl Guthrie)
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Updated Mar 10, 1954

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Mar 10, 1954 (United States)

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35 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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Alan Mowbray
Alphonsus Mannering Alphonsus Mannering   See fewer
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Alice Kelley
Sally Maddocks Sally Maddocks   See fewer
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Brett Halsey
Elwin Kettle Elwin Kettle   See fewer
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Ross Elliott
Pete Crosby Pete Crosby   See fewer
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Mary Wickes
Miss Wetter Miss Wetter   See fewer
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Oliver Blake
Geoduck Geoduck   See fewer
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Stan Ross
Crowbar Crowbar   See fewer
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Emory Parnell
Billy Reed Billy Reed   See fewer
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Irving Bacon
John Maddocks John Maddocks   See fewer
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Virginia Brissac
Martha Maddocks Martha Maddocks   See fewer
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Richard Eyer
Billy Kettle Billy Kettle   See fewer
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Marjorie Bennett
Corset Saleslady (uncredited) Corset Saleslady (uncredited)   See fewer
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Edmund Cobb
Jefferson (uncredited) Jefferson (uncredited)   See fewer
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Edgar Dearing
Perkins (uncredited) Perkins (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tony Epper
Donny Kettle (uncredited) Donny Kettle (uncredited)   See fewer
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James Flavin
Motorcycle Cop (uncredited) Motorcycle Cop (uncredited)   See fewer
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Helen Gibson
Ranch Wife (uncredited) Ranch Wife (uncredited)   See fewer
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Coral Hammond
Eve Kettle (uncredited) Eve Kettle (uncredited)   See fewer
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Whitey Haupt
Henry Kettle (uncredited) Henry Kettle (uncredited)   See fewer
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Donald MacDonald
Benjamin Kettle (uncredited) Benjamin Kettle (uncredited)   See fewer
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Betty McDonough
Ranch Wife (uncredited) Ranch Wife (uncredited)   See fewer
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Patrick Miller
Teddy Kettle (uncredited) Teddy Kettle (uncredited)   See fewer
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Donna Cregan Moots
Ruthie Kettle (uncredited) Ruthie Kettle (uncredited)   See fewer
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Patricia Morrow
Susie Kettle (uncredited) Susie Kettle (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert Nelson
Motorcycle Cop (uncredited) Motorcycle Cop (uncredited)   See fewer
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Carol Nugent
Nancy Kettle (uncredited) Nancy Kettle (uncredited)   See fewer
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Judy Nugent
Betty Kettle (uncredited) Betty Kettle (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gary Pagett
George Kettle (uncredited) George Kettle (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ken Terrell
Indian (uncredited) Indian (uncredited)   See fewer
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Rick Vallin
Indian (uncredited) Indian (uncredited)   See fewer
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Guy Wilkerson
Jones (uncredited) Jones (uncredited)   See fewer
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Hank Worden
Indian (uncredited) Indian (uncredited)   See fewer
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Nancy Zane
Sara Kettle (uncredited) Sara Kettle (uncredited)   See fewer
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7.1 / 10 | 471 votes