GenreComedy ProductionUniversal Studios CountryUnited States
Release dateMarch 10, 1954 (1954-03-10) WriterKay Lenard (screenplay), Kay Lenard (story) CastMarjorie Main (Ma Kettle), Percy Kilbride (Pa Kettle), Alan Mowbray (Alphonsus Mannering), Alice Kelley (Sally Maddocks), Brett Halsey (Elwin Kettle), Ross Elliott (Pete Crosby) Similar moviesMa and Pa Kettle Series movies
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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.
Marjorie Main as Ma Kettle
Percy Kilbride as Pa Kettle
Alan Mowbray as Mannering
Alice Kelley as Sally Maddocks
Brett Halsey as Elwin Kettle
Ross Elliott as Pete Crosby
Mary Wickes as Miss Wetter
Oliver Blake as Geoduck
Stan Ross as Crowbar
Emory Parnell as Billy Reed
Irving Bacon as Mr. Maddocks
Virginia Brissac as Mrs. Maddocks
Richard Eyer as Billy Kettle
Film critic Leonard Maltin considers Ma and Pa Kettle at Home as "the best entry in the Ma and Pa Kettle series."