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Firehouse (1973)

Firehouse (1973)





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In this action-drama an African American youth must deal with both physical tests and the racism of his peers as he works to become a full-fledged fire fighter. He is the only black man in an all-white unit and learns that the man he replaced was killed in a fire set by a black arsonist.


Richard Roundtree
as Shelly Forsythe
Vince Edwards
as Spike Ryerson
Val Avery
as Sonny Caputo
Andrew Duggan
as Capt. Jim Parr
Sheila Frazier
as Michelle Fortyhe
Paul Le Mat
as Bill Dalzell
Michael Lerner
as Ernie Bush
Howard Curtis
as Eddie Doyle
Joshua Shelley
as Mr. Warneche (Landlord)
Alma Beltran
as Spanish Lady
Mwako Cumbuka
as Clarence
DeWayne Jessie
as Oldest Boy
Bobby Johnson
as Bartender
Scott Smith
as Battalion Chief
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The firefighting scenes are cheesy in this 1973 movie. The music reminds me of the TV show 'Emergency'. Still, the underlying story about an all white firehouse that gets it's first African American was ok.

Ida Kern
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