Mother Carey's Chickens1938

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Mother Carey's Chickens
Directed by:
Rowland V. Lee

"Mother Carey's Chickens" is a Drama film directed by Rowland V. Lee, and written by S.K. Lauren (screenplay), released in the USA on July 29 of 1938 , starring Anne Shirley, Ruby Keeler, James Ellison, Fay Bainter, Walter Brennan and Donnie Dunagan.

Who directed "Mother Carey's Chickens":

Mother Carey's Chickens was directed by Rowland V. Lee, an American director, actor, writer, and producer.

Before Mother Carey's Chickens, Rowland V. Lee had directed Love from a Stranger, released in 1937, The Three Musketeers (1935), Cardinal Richelieu (1935), The Count of Monte Cristo (1934), That Night in London (1932), and The Guilty Generation (1931). Since, he directed Son of Frankenstein, released in 1939, Tower of London (1939), The Son of Monte Cristo (1940), The Bridge of San Luis Rey (1944), Captain Kidd (1945).

What was the release date of "Mother Carey's Chickens":

Mother Carey's Chickens was first released in the United States on Friday, July 29, 1938.. This was eighty-one (81) years ago.

What is the casting of "Mother Carey's Chickens":

At the casting of Mother Carey's Chickens we find Anne Shirley, previously seen in Law of the Underworld (1938) and M'Liss (1936); Ruby Keeler (Go Into Your Dance (1935), Flirtation Walk (1934)); James Ellison (Vivacious Lady (1938), The Plainsman (1936)) [ more... ]

  • Margaret Hamilton and Walter Brennan, Jackie Moran also worked together in The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, released in 1938.
  • George Irving and Anne Shirley, Ralph Morgan also appeared in Rasputin and the Empress, released in 1932.
  • Margaret Hamilton and Walter Brennan, Alma Kruger can also be seen in These Three, released in 1936.
  • Harvey Clark and Walter Brennan, Frank Albertson also appeared together in Fury, released in 1936.

What is the Storyline of "Mother Carey's Chickens":

Mr. Carey (Frank Morgan), a captain in the United States Navy, dies during the Spanish-American War. His wife Margaret, daughters Nancy and Kitty and sons Gilbert and Peter are left behind. They are now on their own with only Capt. Carey's pension for income. The family moves into a series of ever-smaller rented houses while Mrs. Carey works in a textile mill. When she is injured, they lease a broken down mansion for a year at a nominal fee, and invest the captain's small life insurance payment to fix it up [...]

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