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The Kettles and their fifteen children are about to be evicted from their rundown rustic home when Pa wins the grand prize by coming up with a new tobacco slogan. Birdie Hicks is jealous of the family's new wealth, which includes a completely automated modern home, and accuses Pa of stealing the slogan. Reporter Kim Parker proves Birdie wrong and marries Tom Kettle.

  1. Charles Lamont


  2. Al Lewis


  3. Betty MacDonald


Top Billed Cast

  1. Marjorie Main

    Phoebe 'Ma' Kettle

  2. Percy Kilbride

    Frank 'Pa' Kettle

  3. Richard Long

    Richard Long

    Tom Kettle

  4. Meg Randall

    Meg Randall

    Kim Parker

  5. Patricia Alphin

    Patricia Alphin


Full Cast & Crew

Ma and Pa Kettle
Ma and Pa Kettle


Status Released

Release Information

  • April 1, 1949


Original Language English

Runtime 1h 16m

Budget -

Revenue -



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