Ma and Pa Kettle (film)

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Ma and Pa Kettle (also known as The Further Adventures of Ma and Pa Kettle) is a 1949 American comedy film directed by Charles Lamont. It is the sequel to the 1947 film version of Betty MacDonald's semi-fictional memoir The Egg and I and the first official installment of Universal-International's Ma and Pa Kettle series starring Marjorie Main and Percy Kilbride.[1]

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Ma and Pa Kettle
Theatrical release poster
Directed byCharles Lamont
Written byAl Lewis
Based onThe Egg and I
by Betty MacDonald
Produced byLeonard Goldstein
StarringMarjorie Main
Percy Kilbride
CinematographyMaury Gertsman
Edited byRussell Schoengarth
Universal Pictures
Distributed byUniversal Pictures
Release date
  • April 1, 1949 (1949-04-01)
Running time
75 minutes
CountryUnited States
Budget$200,000[1] or $500,000[2]
Box office$2,850,000 (rentals)[1] or $2.3 million[3]