The Kettles in the Ozarks
The Kettles in the Ozarks is a 1956 American comedy film directed by Charles Lamont. It is the ninth installment of Universal-International's Ma and Pa Kettle series starring Marjorie Main and introducing Arthur Hunnicutt as Sedge, Pa's brother who lives in the Ozarks, replacing Percy Kilbride as Pa.
|The Kettles in the Ozarks|
|Directed by||Charles Lamont|
|Produced by||Richard Wilson|
|Written by||Kay Lenard|
|Based on||The Egg and I|
by Betty MacDonald
|Music by||Joseph Gershenson|
|Edited by||Edward Curtiss|
|Distributed by||Universal Pictures|
|Box office||$1.3 million (US)|
With Pa out of the way, Ma and the kids head out to help Pa's brother Sedgewick with his farm in Mournful Hollow, Arkansas. Things get tighter when a couple of bootleggers rent Sedge's barn to manufacture moonshine. With Ma and the kids, the bootleggers get their pay.
- 'The Top Box-Office Hits of 1956', Variety Weekly, January 2, 1957