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Fireman Save My Child (1954)

Approved | | Action, 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 »

Director:

Leslie Goodwins

Writers:

Lee Loeb (screenplay), John Grant (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Spike Jones ... Lt. 'Mac' McGinty
Spike Jones and His City Slickers Spike Jones and His City Slickers ... Firemen (as Spike Jones' City Slickers)
Hugh O'Brian ... Smitty
Buddy Hackett ... Smokey Hinkle
Adele Jergens ... Harry's Wife
Tom Brown ... Capt. Bill Peters
Harry Cheshire ... Commissioner Spencer
George Cleveland ... Chief Rorty
Tristram Coffin ... Tucker
John Cliff ... Crane
Willis Bouchey ... Mayor
Henry Kulky Henry Kulky ... Harry
Madge Blake ... Mrs. Spencer - Fire Commissioner's Wife
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Storyline

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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Action | Comedy

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 May 1954 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Avec les pompiers See more »

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Mono (Western Electric Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

2.00 : 1
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Trivia

Stafford Repp's movie debut. See more »

Alternate Versions

Castle Films edited two home movie versions in both silent and sound, 2- and 7-minute, 16mm, regular- and super-8, under the titles "Fireman, Save My Child" and "No Fires, Please." Only chases and other comedy scenes were used (no musical production numbers). See more »

Connections

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

Soundtracks

A Hot Time in the Old Town
(uncredited)
Music by Theodore A. Metz
Lyrics by Joe Hayden
Arranged by Spike Jones
Performed by Spike Jones and His City Slickers
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A wonderful side-splitter!
1 May 2000 | by sabishiSee 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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