The Kettles in the Ozarks is a 1956 American comedy film directed by Charles Lamont. It is the eighth installment of Universal-International's Ma and Pa Kettle franchise starring Marjorie Main and introducing Arthur Hunnicutt as Sedge, Pa's brother who lives in the Ozarks, replacing Percy Kilbride as Pa.
With Pa out of the way, Ma and the kids head out to help Pa's brother Sedgewick with the his farm in Mournful Hollow, Arkansas. Things get tighter when a couple of bootleggers rent Sedge's barn to manufacture moonshine. With Ma and the kids, the bootleggers get their pay.