The Egg and I

The Egg and I

It tells the story of young married couple who become chicken farmers. Betty has been raised to follow her husband's dreams with him, and Bob's dream is to be a successful chicken farmer. The problem is their home is old and needs to be repaired and the baby chicks need constant care. When a rich single woman with a new house and new farm equipment flirts with Bob, Betty questions their decision to move to the farm in the first place.

Cast for The Egg and I...

Claudette Colbert
Betty MacDonald
Fred MacMurray
Bob MacDonald
Louise Allbritton
Harriet Putnam
Marjorie Main
Phoebe 'Ma' Kettle
Percy Kilbride
Frank 'Pa' Kettle
Richard Long
Tom Kettle
Billy House
Billy Reed
Samuel S. Hinds
Sheriff Drum
Esther Dale
Birdie Hicks
Elisabeth Risdon
Betty's Mother
Victor Potel
Crowbar (as Vic Potel)
Fuzzy Knight
Ed Miller, the Cabbie
Isabel O'Madigan
Birdie Hicks's Mother
Sam McDaniel
Waiter on Train (uncredited)
George Lloyd
Farmhand Delivering Message (uncredited)
Teddy Infuhr
Albert Kettle (uncredited)