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False Alarms (1936)

Three inept firemen try to avoid being fired by their increasingly exasperated chief.

Director:

Del Lord

Writers:

John Grey (story), John Grey (screenplay)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Curly Howard ... Curly (as Curly)
Larry Fine ... Larry (as Larry)
Moe Howard ... Moe (as Moe)
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Storyline

The stooges are firemen who are constantly getting in trouble, they've been warned that one more incident will cost them their jobs. Curly sneaks out anyway to visit his girlfriend. She has two friends who need dates, but the only way Curly can get Moe and Larry out of the station is to pull a fire alarm. The firetruck leaves without Moe and Larry, so they steal the captains new car to make it to the call first. They manage to get Curly and get back to the station, but in doing so wreck the car and must leave on the run. Written by Mitch Shapiro <mshapiro@a.crl.com>

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Comedy | Short

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 August 1936 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Esses Três são Fogo See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Columbia Pictures See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Noiseless Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The Captain's new car is a 1936 Ford 5-window Coupe. See more »

Goofs

A boom mike is visible in the picture window on the street just as Curly is about to fall on the cake. See more »

Quotes

Moe: Hey, did you hear a bell?
Larry: What?
Moe: I said "Did you hear a bell?"
Larry: What'd you say?
Moe: The bell! The bell!
Larry: I can't hear you on account of the bell.
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funny firefighter short
5 August 2002 | by movifan1785See all my reviews

In this short the stooges are firefighters that always get into trouble and are never on time when the alarm rings. There are some funny moments in here like when Moe locks himself and Larry in a room so they won't leave work early and go to a house where Curly and some girls are and Moe drops the key down the sink and there trying to get it, also Curly says some good stuff ex: woman: Curly sit down take a load off your feet. Curly: its not my feet that hurt. A funny short.


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