The plot of THE BELLS GO DOWN will sound like a bummer because it details war, death, sadness, and all the factors that go into a B-movie tearjerker. MacDougall and Black (author of the original novel) have devised a funny and heartwarming script using the above elements. Friend and
Hiatt, a young twosome about to be wed in London's East End, decide to hold off due to the outbreak of war. Friend joins the AFS (Auxiliary Fire Service) and serves under Currie and Mason. Despite animosities between the professional firefighters and the amateurs, they unite every time the Germans
fly schedules a flight over London. Friend and Hiatt eventually get married, and their hom...