The Last Alarm (1940) - Rotten Tomatoes

The Last Alarm (1940)





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Monogram's Last Alarm offers equal parts melodrama, sentiment and low comedy. Veteran scene-stealer J. Farrell McDonald plays a retired fireman who yearns for action. He is hired by a young insurance investigator to look into series of arsons. His wife Mary Gordon and daughter Polly Ann Young worry a lot, but McDonald is determined to prove he still has what it takes. Last Alarm director William West also helmed such Monogram contractees as Harry Langdon and the East Side Kids.


Polly Ann Young
as Joan Hadley
Warren Hull
as Frank Rogers
Mary Gordon
as Mrs. Hadley
Joel Friedkin
as Burt Stafford
Bruce MacFarlane
as Jack Henderson
Eddie Hart
as Dick Roberts
Eddie Kane
as fire chief
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