• Mother Carey's Chickens (1938)

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Release Date: 1938

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 22 min

Plot Summary
When her Naval captain husband dies, Margaret Carey (Fay Bainter) is left struggling to support her family, which includes a young son and daughters Nancy (Anne Shirley) and Kitty (Ruby Keeler). They hop from residence to residence, just scraping by, but ultimately land in a fixer-upper that seems just right. That is, until their lack of funds moves the landlord to try to force them out, prompting Nancy and Kitty to concoct a "haunted house" scheme aimed at frightening away prospective buyers.

Cast: Ruby Keeler, Anne Shirley, Fay Bainter, James Ellison, Walter Brennan, Donnie Dunagan, Frank Albertson, Alma Kruger

Director: Rowland V. Lee

Genres: Drama

Production Co: RKO Radio Pictures Inc.