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Fireman Save My Child (1954)

Approved | | Comedy | 2 May 1954 (USA)
A film intended for Bud Abbott and Lou Costello that ended up starring Hugh O'Brian and Buddy Hackett. Most of the footage was given over to Spike Jones and His City Slickers, about the all... See full summary »

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Lt. 'Mac' McGinty
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Firemen (as Spike Jones' City Slickers)
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Smitty
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Smokey Hinkle
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Harry's Wife
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Capt. Bill Peters
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Commissioner Spencer
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Chief Rorty
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Tucker
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Crane
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Mayor
Henry Kulky ...
Harry
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Mrs. Spencer - Fire Commissioner's Wife
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A film intended for Bud Abbott and Lou Costello that ended up starring Hugh O'Brian and Buddy Hackett. Most of the footage was given over to Spike Jones and His City Slickers, about the all hands members of a 1910 fire company about to be mechanized. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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2 May 1954 (USA)  »

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Avec les pompiers  »

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(Western Electric Recording)

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Buddy Hackett replaces Lou Costello in this film and 25 years later played him in the TV biography Bud and Lou (1978). See more »

Connections

Referenced in Leave It to Beaver: In the Soup (1961) See more »

Soundtracks

Poet and Peasant Overture
(uncredited)
Music by Franz von Suppé
Performed by Spike Jones and His City Slickers
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A wonderful side-splitter!
1 May 2000 | by (Denver, Colorado) – See all my reviews

I hope someone will make a video of this wonderful old Spike Jones comedy. It was good family fun! I remember when my father watched it he laughed so hard tears were rolling down his cheeks. He said he laughed so hard his stomach hurt! I would love to see it again and hope my daughter can someday see it.


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