Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Ma and Pa Kettle- Those were the days

I may be giving my age away here, but oh well... When I was a youngster I have vivid memories of being very excited when on Sunday afternoons a Ma and Pa Kettle movie be on television. I never got tired of watching them with their huge brood of children and listening to Marjorie Main as Ma Kettle holler out, "Come and get it!!!!" And to this day I sometimes jokingly call family members to the table in the same way!

In case you wonder whatever happened to Marjorie, while she did appear in various movies and shows in her career, she didn't marry or have children, and passed away at the age of 85. Percy Kilbride played various characters that were similar to his Pa Kettle role, but he too never married or had children. He passed away after an unfortunate accident at the age of 76.

For all those who enjoyed this duo, this pair was created, Marjorie and Percy.


Anonymous said...

Very well done . ma and pa Kettle were the best .

Uneekdolldesigns said...

I agree Randy, always a pleasure to watch those old movies....:)