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The adventures of Ma & Pa Kettle. Volume 2 [videorecording] / Universal Studios.

Barton, Charles, 1902-1981 (Director). Lamont, Charles, 1895-1993 (Director). Sholem, Lee, 1913-2000 (Director). Morris, Richard, 1924-1996 (Added Author). Grant, John, 1891-1955 (Added Author). Ragaway, Martin. (Added Author). Lenard, Kay. (Added Author). Clork, Harry. (Added Author). Ullman, Elwood. (Added Author). Bennett, Connie Lee. (Added Author). Stern, Leonard. (Added Author). Henley, Jack, 1896-1958 (Added Author). Main, Marjorie, 1890-1975 (Actor). Kilbride, Percy, 1888-1964 (Actor). Best, James, 1926- (Added Author). Nelson, Lori, 1933- (Added Author). Collins, Ray, 1889-1965 (Added Author). Rumann, Sig, 1884-1967 (Added Author). Mowbray, Alan, 1896-1969 (Added Author). Palmer, Byron. (Added Author). Johnson, Russell, 1924-2014 (Added Author). Smith, Loring, 1895-1981 (Added Author). Blake, Oliver. (Added Author). Universal-International (Firm) (Added Author). Universal Pictures (Firm) (Added Author). Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm) (Added Author).
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  • 4 of 4 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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APLS-Decatur VID ADV DVD (Text) 34207001926691 VIDA Available -
Brookville Public Library DVD ADV (Text) 38217000463741 DVD-Pink Available -
Seymour Main Library DVD FIC ADVENTUR (Text) 37500004336927 Movies Available -
Warren Public Library - Warren DVD ADV G (Text) 33450000486777 DVD Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (313 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Universal City, CA : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, [2011]

Content descriptions

General Note: Title from container.
The characters in the Ma and Pa Kettle films are based on the characters from The egg and I / Betty MacDonald.
Originally released as motion pictures between 1951 and 1955.
Formatted Contents Note: Disc 1. Ma and Pa Kettle at the fair / Universal-International ; screenplay by Richard Morris and John Grant ; produced by Leonard Goldstein ; directed by Charles Barton (1952 ; 78 min.) -- Ma and Pa Kettle on vacation / directed by Charles Lamont ; written by Jack Henley ; produced by Leonard Goldstein (1953 ; 76 min.) -- Disc 2. Ma and Pa Kettle at home / directed by Charles Lamont ; story and screenplay by Kay Lenard ; produced by Richard Wilson (1954 ; 80 min.)-- Ma and Pa Kettle at Waikiki / directed by Lee Sholem ; screenplay by Jack Henley, Harry Clork and Elwood Ulman ; produced by Leonard Goldstein (1955 ; 79 min.)
Creation/Production Credits Note: Ma and Pa Kettle at the fair: Director of photography, Maury Gertsman ; art direction, Bernard Herzbrun, Eric Orbom ; film editor, Ted J. Kent.
Ma and Pa Kettle on vacation: Director of photography, George Robinson ; art direction, Bernard Herzbrun, Robert Boyle ; film editor, Leonard Weiner.
Ma and Pa Kettle at home: Director of photography, Carl Guthrie ; art direction, Bernard Herzbrun, Robert Boyle ; film editor, Leonard Weiner.
Ma and Pa Kettle at Waikiki: Director of photography, Clifford Stine ; art direction, Bernard Herzbrun, Eric Orbom ; film editor, Virgil Vogel.
Participant or Performer Note: Ma and Pa Kettle at the fair: Marjorie Main, Percy Kilbride, Lori Nelson, James Best, Oliver Blake.
Ma and Pa Kettle on vacation: Marjorie Main, Percy Kilbride, Ray Collins, Bodil Miller, Sig Ruman, Barbara Brown, Oliver Blake.
Ma and Pa Kettle at home: Marjorie Main, Percy Kilbride, Alice Kelley, Brett Halsey, Alan Mowbray, Oliver Blake.
Ma and Pa Kettle at Waikiki: Marjorie Main, Percy Kilbride, Lori Nelson, Byron Palmer, Hilo Hattie, Russell Johnson, Loring Smith, Oliver Blake.
Summary, etc.: Ma and Pa Kettle at the fair: Ma and Pa try to raise enough money at the county fair to send their daughter Rosie to college.
Ma and Pa Kettle on vacation: On a trip to Paris, the Kettles get involved with international spies.
Ma and Pa Kettle at home: Pa tries to impress the judges of an essay contest in order to help Elwin win a college scholarship.
Ma and Pa Kettle at Waikiki: Ma and Pa fly off to Hawaii to help cousin Rodney with his pineapple plantation while he recovers from an illness.
Target Audience Note: MPAA rating: G (Ma and Pa Kettle at the fair; Ma and Pa Kettle at Waikiki) ; Not rated (Ma and Pa Kettle on vacation; Ma and Pa Kettle at home).
System Details Note: DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentations; 2.0 mono., dual layer.
Language Note: In English with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Subject: Country life > Drama.
Spouses > Drama.
Families > Drama.
Vacations > Drama.
Scholarships > Drama.
Plantations > Drama.
Paris (France) > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Comedy films.
Fiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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