Ma and Pa Kettle at Home

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Ma and Pa Kettle at Home
Ma and Pa Kettle at Home FilmPoster.jpeg
Directed by Charles Lamont
Produced by Richard Wilson
Written by Kay Lenard
Based on The Egg and I
by Betty MacDonald
Starring Marjorie Main
Percy Kilbride
Music by Joseph Gershenson
Cinematography Carl E. Guthrie
Edited by Leonard Weiner
Universal Pictures
Distributed by Universal Pictures
Release date
  • March 10, 1954 (1954-03-10)
Running time
80 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Ma and Pa Kettle at Home is a 1954 American comedy film directed by Charles Lamont. It is the sixth, and also most successful, installment of Universal-International's Ma and Pa Kettle franchise starring Marjorie Main and Percy Kilbride.


In December 1953, Ma and Pa head out again to their "old place" after they read their son's contest letter stating that two judges of National Magazine will evaluate the farm for the scholarship contest.



Critical response[edit]

Film critic Leonard Maltin considers Ma and Pa Kettle at Home as "the best entry in the [Ma and Pa Kettle] series."[1]


  1. ^ "Ma and Pa Kettle at Home (1954) - Overview -". Retrieved 13 August 2013. 

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