Ma and Pa Kettle Movie Review Summary

Actors: Marjorie Main, Percy Kilbride, Richard Long

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Ma and Pa Kettle (Main and Kilbride) and their 15 children are about to lose their farm. But Pa has won a slogan-writing contest and a new modern home! Can the Kettles ever feel at home in this shiny automated home?
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The first in the series of Ma and Pa Kettle films, based on characters from the 1947 film “The Egg and I.” Audiences loved the characters, and the studio obliged by giving them their own film. The series became exceedingly popular.

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Plot & Themes

Comedy, primarily    -   Yes Time/era of movie:    -   1930's-1950's Comedy or Parody about    -   rednecks! How much humor v. drama    -   Mostly humor, but some serious drama

Main Character

Identity:    -   Female Profession/status:    -   homemaker/wife Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American


Farm/Ranch?    -   Yes Farm/Ranch:    -   farm    -   lot of descript of animal care Small town?    -   Yes Small town people:    -   nice, like Andy/Opie/Aunt Bee    -   ignorant small town people

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death

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