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|Ma and Pa Kettle on Vacation|
|Directed by||Charles Lamont|
|Written by||Jack Henley|
|Based on||The Egg and I|
by Betty MacDonald
|Produced by||Leonard Goldstein|
|Edited by||Leonard Weiner|
|Music by||Herman Stein|
|Distributed by||Universal Pictures|
|Box office||$2.2 million (US)|
Ma and Pa Kettle on Vacation is a 1953 American comedy film directed by Charles Lamont. It is the fifth installment of Universal-International's Ma and Pa Kettle series 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
- 'The Top Box Office Hits of 1953', Variety, January 13, 1954
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