The Third Alarm (1922)

Stars: Ralph Lewis, Johnnie Walker, Ella Hall
Director: Emory Johnson
Runtime: 59 minutes + 14 minute short
Language: English subtitles - music score
Color:  Tinted and toned
Format:  DVD-R (region free)
Rating: NR
Bonus: The Thirteenth Alarm
Price: $16.95

The Third Alarm

Director: Emory Johnson

Ralph Lewis ... Dan McDowell
Johnnie Walker ... Johnny McDowell
Ella Hall ... June Rutherford
Virginia True Boardman ... Mother McDowell
Richard Morris ... Dr. Rutherford
Josephine Adair ... Alice McDowell
Frankie Lee ... Little Jimmie
Wilbur Higby ... Chief Andrews
Bullet the Horse ... Bullet

Assembled from multiple prints this film has some spectacular tinted sequences of the fiery climax.

A tale of brave and honorable firemen focused on old hand Dan McDowell who after twenty years feels he no longer has a place in the firehouse when the horses he loves are replaced with motorized trucks. Leaving the duty he loves behind he finds he can no longer pay for his son's college education and must consider other work.

59 minutes with a music score by David Knudtson

Included comedy short

The Thirteenth Alarm - 14 minutes