When the Fire-Bells Rang (1912)

They are brothers; one is a member of the village fire department, the other the property man at the "Opry House." A traveling dramatic company arrives, and. in putting on a Roman tragedy, ... See full summary »

Director:

Mack Sennett

Writer:

Morris H. Black (story)

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Cast

Credited cast:
Edward Dillon ... The Fireman
Fred Mace ... The Fireman's Brother
Dell Henderson ... An Actor
William J. Butler William J. Butler ... An Actor
Kate Bruce ... In Audience
Sylvia Ashton Sylvia Ashton
Claire McDowell ... An Actress
Frank Evans Frank Evans ... A Fireman
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Edwin August ... In Audience
Grace Henderson Grace Henderson ... An Actress
Harry Hyde Harry Hyde ... In Audience
J. Jiquel Lanoe J. Jiquel Lanoe ... An Actor
Marshall Neilan ... An Actor
Frank Opperman Frank Opperman ... A Fireman
Vivian Prescott ... An Actress
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Storyline

They are brothers; one is a member of the village fire department, the other the property man at the "Opry House." A traveling dramatic company arrives, and. in putting on a Roman tragedy, needs twenty "supers" to play "Roman soldiers." "Props" engages the members of the fire company, who are rehearsed and dressed in Roman costumes. Everything goes fine until the fire-bells ring out an alarm, then, well... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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Genres:

Comedy | Short

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 May 1912 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Biograph Company See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Released as a split reel along with the comedy The Furs (1912). See more »

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