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The Firemen's Ball

1967 Rated UR 1hr 13m

When a group of small-town firemen find out that their chief is retiring, they organize a party to end all parties. But as soon as the celebration commences, the attendees experience one disaster after another. There are stolen raffle prizes, unwilling beauty contestants and even a fire. This Czechoslovakian comedy -- the last film director Milos Forman made in his native country -- received an Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.

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Movie Details

1969 Academy Award®
  • Best Foreign Language Film nominee
Unrated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

Czech: Dolby Digital Mono

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access; behind-the-scenes look at the transfer process with cinematographer Miloslar Ondricek.