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The Egg and I

ComedyRomance19471h 48m
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#48716 Ranked Movie
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The Egg and I (1947)

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Comedy Romance 19471h 48m

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.The Egg and I featuring Claudette Colbert and Fred MacMurray is available for rent or purchase on iTunes, available for rent or purchase on Google Play, available for rent or purchase on Prime Video, and 2 others. It's a comedy and romance movie with a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.0 (2,798 votes).

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#48,716 Ranked Movie

#1656 Ranked in Based on Books Movies

#2373 Ranked in Adaptation Movies

#5063 Ranked in Romance Movies

The Egg and I has a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.0 (2,798 votes). The movie is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.

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About The Egg and I

The Egg and I Overview

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.

Age rating: N/A
Runtime: 1h 48m

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Related Genres: ComedyRomance
Country of origin: America
Original Release Date: May 1, 1947
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