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This sound effect can be found on Series 1000 Sound Effects Library, which was made by Sound Ideas. It was originally a Major Records/Valentino sound effect, Valentino Alarm Bell (Continuous). It is very similar to Sound Ideas, BELL - ALARM BELL: SHORT RING, a WB sound effect, and Sound Ideas, BELL, SCHOOL - SCHOOL CLASS BELL RING, which is a Hanna-Barbera sound effect.


  • First recorded: 1960s
  • Creator: Thomas J. Valentino
  • Owner: Major Records/Thomas J. Valentino (1960s-Early 2010s), Sound Ideas (1983-present)
  • Origin: United States and/or Canada
  • Year debut: 1960s
  • First heard: Any Major Records media in the 1960s
  • Area used: Worldwide

Clean, Full Length and Unedited Link to the Sound Effect

Used In

TV Shows


  • Gumby: The Movie (1995)
  • My Family (1995) (Heard once in a high pitch)
  • Rocko's Modern Life: Static Cling (2019)


  • Carte Blanched (The Inspector, 1969)
  • DePatie-Freleng Cartoons
  • The Inspector Cartoons (Shorts)
  • Misterjaw Cartoons (Shorts)
  • In the Pink of the Night (Pink Panther, 1969) (used as an alarm clock)
  • Pink in the Clink (Pink Panther, 1968)
  • Pink Panther Cartoons

TV Specials

  • Pontoffel Pock, Where Are You? (1980)
  • Winnie the Pooh and Christmas Too (1991)

Theme Parks


  • Plane Crazy Musical Show (1991)

Video Games


  • Living Books: Arthur's Teacher Trouble
  • Richard Scarry's Busytown (Only heard in the Sega Genesis port in a very low quality.)


  • Trix Gummy Rabbits (1986)


  • Disney Channel ID - Mickey's Nightmare



Web Originals

  • Happy Tree Friends

YouTube Videos

Image Gallery

Sound Ideas, BELL, ALARM - BURGLAR OR FIRE ALARM 01/Image Gallery

Audio Samples

File:Sound Ideas, BELL, ALARM - BURGLAR OR FIRE ALARM 01.ogg