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The Egg and I (1947)

NR 05/01/1947 (US) ComedyRomance 1h 48m

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It tells the story of young married couple who become chicken farmers. Betty has been raised to follow her husband's dreams with him, and Bob's dream is to be a successful chicken farmer. The problem is their home is old and needs to be repaired and the baby chicks need constant care. When a rich single woman with a new house and new farm equipment flirts with Bob, Betty questions their decision to move to the farm in the first place.

  1. Chester Erskine

    Director, Writer

  2. Betty MacDonald


  3. Fred F. Finklehoffe


Top Billed Cast

  1. Claudette Colbert

    Claudette Colbert

    Betty MacDonald

  2. Fred MacMurray

    Fred MacMurray

    Bob MacDonald

  3. Louise Allbritton

    Louise Allbritton

    Harriet Putnam

  4. Marjorie Main

    Marjorie Main

    Phoebe 'Ma' Kettle

  5. Percy Kilbride

    Percy Kilbride

    Frank 'Pa' Kettle

  6. Richard Long

    Richard Long

    Tom Kettle

  7. Billy House

    Billy House

    Billy Reed

  8. Ida Moore

    Ida Moore


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The Egg and I
The Egg and I

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget -

Revenue -


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