The Egg and I

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The Egg and I

based on novel or book chicken farm hillbilly rural setting

The Egg and I

Release Date: May 01, 1947

Year    :   1947
Slogan    :   «A best seller becomes a best picture !»
Genres    :   Comedy, Romance
Production Companies    :   Universal Pictures
Director    :   Chester Erskine
Producers    :   Fred F. Finklehoffe, Leonard Goldstein, Chester Erskine
Writers    :   Fred F. Finklehoffe, Chester Erskine, Betty MacDonald
RunTime    :   108 mins.

World War II veteran Bob MacDonald surprises his new wife, Betty, by quitting his city job and moving them to a dilapidated farm in the country. While Betty gamely struggles with managing the crumbling house and holding off nosy neighbors and a recalcitrant pig, Bob makes plans for crops and livestock. The couple's bliss is shaken by a visit from a beautiful farm owner, who seems to want more from Bob than just managing her property.

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