Movie Poster, "The Still Alarm," 1926

Summary

Firefighters and the dangerous, dramatic work of firefighting are perennially popular topics for Hollywood films. Universal Pictures' The Still Alarm, directed by Edward Laemmle and released in 1926, was based on a stage play first produced in 1887. The movie starred Helene Chadwick and William Russell.

Firefighters and the dangerous, dramatic work of firefighting are perennially popular topics for Hollywood films. Universal Pictures' The Still Alarm, directed by Edward Laemmle and released in 1926, was based on a stage play first produced in 1887. The movie starred Helene Chadwick and William Russell.

Artifact

Poster

Date Made

1926

Subject Date

1926

Collection Title

Poster Collection 

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

2009.121.1

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of Mr. & Mrs. Joseph N. French, III

Material

Cardboard
Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Lithography

Color

Multicolored

Dimensions

Height: 22 in

Width: 14 in

Inscriptions

Poster reads from top down: CARL LAEMMLE Presents / "THE / STILL ALARM" / HELENE CHADWICK / WILLIAM RUSSELL, ED. HEARN / EDNA MARION, JOHN T. MURRAY / AN EDWARD LAEMMLE / PRODUCTION / Printed at the bottom of the poster: UNIVERSAL- JEWEL / "COUNTRY OF ORIGIN U.S.A." / THE MORGAN LITHO. CO. CLEVELAND. O. U.S.A. / 31044

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