Emergency Call (1933)

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Title: Emergency Call [IMDb]

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Release date: May 26, 1933
Studio: RKO
Runtime: 70 minutes
IMDB genres: action, crime, drama, romance

Synopsis [hide]

An expose of the racketeering "accident victims" who extort millions of dollars annually from American automobile owners, insurance companies and property owners by staging fake accident with paid-witnesses standing by to serve in court trials if needed.

Plot keywords (from IMDb): 1930s, ambulance chasing, ambulance driver, attorney, auto accident, b movie, blackmail, bribe, capture, cigarette smoking, crooked lawyer, deception, doctor, evil man, expose, extortion, eye witness, fake accident, file clerk, gang, gang leader, gang member, gangster, head nurse, held at gunpoint, henchman, hippocratic oath, hospital, husband wife relationship, insurance company, investigation, investigator, lawyer, low budget film, male female relationship, murder, nurse, police inspector, police officer, politician, politics, revenge, scheme, slang, switchboard operator, telephone operator, usa, ambulance

Cast and Crew

William BoydJoe Bradley
Wynne GibsonMabel Weenie
William GarganSteve Brennan

Edward L. Cahn: director

Max Steiner: musical director

Roy Webb: composer

Film Statistics

Film duration: 1:00:54
Music duration: 00:01:37
Pages in score: no score available
Total themes: 5
Themes with variants: 0
Total variants: 0
Total gestures: 0
Total underscoring sections: 0
Total underscoring duration: 00:00:00
Total instances: 5


Name Uses Variants
Ambulance 1 0
Theme from Cimarron 1 0

Other films borrowed from:

Bird of Paradise (1932)

Cimarron (1931)

Source Music

Name Uses
Fit as a Fiddle 1
RKO Tower 1
Whistling 1