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Release Date:
12 September 1926 (USA) See more »
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Cute Our Gang short. See more (5 total) »


  (in credits order)
Hal Roach's Rascals ... The Kids
Joe Cobb ... Joe (as Hal Roach's Rascals)
Jackie Condon ... Jackie (as Hal Roach's Rascals)
Johnny Downs ... Johnny (as Hal Roach's Rascals)
Allen 'Farina' Hoskins ... Farina (as Hal Roach's Rascals)
Jannie Hoskins ... Mango (as Hal Roach's Rascals)
Mary Kornman ... Mary (as Hal Roach's Rascals)
Scooter Lowry ... Scooter (as Hal Roach's Rascals)
Jay R. Smith ... Turkey-egg (as Hal Roach's Rascals)
Clifton Young ... Bonedust (as Hal Roach's Rascals)
Billy Naylor ... Our Gang member (as Hal Roach's Rascals)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Chester A. Bachman ... Officer
Julia Blake ... Girl
Ed Brandenburg ... Fireman
Howard Brandenburg ... Boy
George B. French ... Chemist
Ham Kinsey ... Fireman
Mildred Kornman ... Mildred
Jackie Levine ... Abie (as Jack Lavine)
Sam Lufkin ... Crowd extra
Gene Morgan ... Fire chief
William Orlamond ... Old Man

Directed by
Robert F. McGowan 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Robert A. McGowan  story
Hal Roach  story
H.M. Walker  titles

Produced by
F. Richard Jones .... supervising producer
Hal Roach .... producer
Cinematography by
Art Lloyd 
Film Editing by
Richard C. Currier 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Charles Oelze .... assistant director
Art Department
C.E. Christensen .... construction supervisor
Charles Oelze .... props
Don Sandstrom .... props
Camera and Electrical Department
Stax Graves .... still photographer
Other crew
Tony Campanaro .... animal trainer
Charles Levin .... laboratory supervisor
Hal Roach .... presenter

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Also Known As:
"The Big Fire" - USA (TV title)
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USA:20 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Australia:G | USA:Passed (National Board of Review)

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Edited into "Mischief Makers" (1960)See more »


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2 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
Cute Our Gang short., 4 August 2007
Author: hgreig12 from United States

Though not the best of the bunch, The Fourth Alarm is definitely a cute later silent era Our Gang comedy.

THE FOURTH ALARM starts off with the kids having their Coney Island, built by the fire chief, but when he and the fire department get called off to a fire, the gang must put out a fire that has just started in a nearby home. After successfully putting out the fire by themselves, they get made honorary firemen. After building their own firehouse, a real fire starts in town. Once there, the real fire department tells them to stay where its safe, but that doesn't stop the gang from saving the day!

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