Release dateApril 20, 1953 (1953-04-20) CastMarjorie Main (Ma Kettle), Percy Kilbride (Pa Kettle), Ray Collins (Jonathan Parker), Barbara Brown (Elizabeth Parker) Similar moviesMa and Pa Kettle Series movies
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Ma and Pa Kettle on Vacation is a 1953 American comedy film directed by Charles Lamont. It is the fifth installment of Universal Pictures Ma and Pa Kettle franchise starring Marjorie Main and Percy Kilbride.
In May 1953, Ma and Pa Kettle are invited, by their daughter-in-law Kim's parents, Jonathan and Elizabeth Parker, to a trip to Paris. Leaving the kids with an Indian babysitter, Ma and Pa head out to France on an airplane. Upon arrival, they get caught into a circle with a famous gang, that wants an envelope that is in Pa's possession.
Marjorie Main as Ma Kettle
Percy Kilbride as Pa Kettle
Ray Collins as Jonathan Parker
Barbara Brown as Elizabeth Parker
Bodil Miller as Inez Kraft
Sig Ruman as Cyrus Kraft
Oliver Blake as Geoduck
Teddy Hart as Crowbar
Ivan Triesault as Henri Dupre
Peter Brocco as Adolf Wade
Rosario Imperio as Apache Team (Indian babysitter)
Uncredited players include Gino Corrado, Jean De Briac, Lawrence Dobkin, John Eldredge and Franklyn Farnum