The Egg and I
- Claudette Colbert

Overview - Green Acres '40s style! Claudette Colbert hits just the right note of exasperation in this lighthearted comedy about a society girl whose new husband (Fred MacMurray) convinces her to move out to the canebreak and start a chicken farm. The finishing school graduate struggles with the hardships of rural living -- and keeps an eye out for the seductive neighbor down the road.  Read more...

 
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Overview

Green Acres '40s style! Claudette Colbert hits just the right note of exasperation in this lighthearted comedy about a society girl whose new husband (Fred MacMurray) convinces her to move out to the canebreak and start a chicken farm. The finishing school graduate struggles with the hardships of rural living -- and keeps an eye out for the seductive neighbor down the road. Features the first film appearance of Ma and Pa Kettle.

Cast List

Bernard Herzbrun - Art Director
Marjorie Main - Character actress, THE EGG AND I
Richard Long - TV Actor/"Big Valley"
Donald MacBride - American Actor
Frank Skinner - American Composer/D. 1968
Percy Kilbride - Character Actor
Ida Moore - American Character Actress
Chester Erskine - Director/Screenwriter/Prod.
Milton R. Krasner - American Director Of Photography, GHOST OF FRANKENSTEIN
Milton Krasner - American Director Of Photography, GHOST OF FRANKENSTEIN
Billy House - American Actor
Fred MacMurray - American Film/TV Actor
Betty MacDonald - Author\"The Egg And I"
Louise Allbritton - American Actress
Claudette Colbert - Oscar-winning actress, IT HAPPENED ONE NIGHT
Claudette Lily Chauchoin - Oscar-winning actress, IT HAPPENED ONE NIGHT
Fred F. Finklehoffe - American Writer/Producer
Russell Schoengarth

 
Details
    DVD Format
  • Format: DVD
  • Run Time: 108
  • Color Format: B&W
  • UPC: 025192118517
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Rating: Not Rated
  • Release Date: March 2012

Related Categories:
Movies > Comedies

Related Keywords:
Family Interaction
Romance
Vintage
Marriage
Music (General)
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Love
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Notes:
Copyright 1947 Universal Pictures Company. Renewed 1974. Betty MacDonald's book "The Egg and I" was a best-seller. She is also the author of the classic, well-loved "Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle" books for children.

Reviews:
"...Worth seeing....[Allbritton is] cool and sexy..." - 08/19/1994 Entertainment Weekly, p.69

 
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