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Speedy (1928)

86 min - Comedy - 7 April 1928
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"Speedy" loses his job as a soda-jerk, then spends the day with his girl at Coney Island. He then becomes a cab driver and delivers Babe Ruth to Yankee Stadium, where he stays to see the game. When the railroad tries to run the last horse-drawn trolley (operated by his girl's grandfather) out of business, "Speedy" organizes the neighborhood oldtimers to thwart their scheme.

Director:  Ted Wilde
Stars:  Harold Lloyd, Ann Christy, Bert Woodruff, Brooks Benedict, Babe Ruth, Ernie Adams, James Bradbury Jr., Edna Mae Cooper, Josephine Crowell, Andy De Villa, James Dime, King Tut the Dog, Bryon Douglas, Bobby Dunn, Herbert Evans, Lou Gehrig, Dick Gilbert, Walter Hiers, Walter Hiers, Wallace Howe, Hank Knight, Clarence Kruger, Yolanda Kruger, Gus Leonard, Marvin Loback, Sam Lufkin, Steve Murphy, La Rue Parker, Jack Perry, Verlyn Sumner, Dan Wolheim

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Storyline

"Speedy" loses his job as a soda-jerk, then spends the day with his girl at Coney Island. He then becomes a cab driver and delivers Babe Ruth to Yankee Stadium, where he stays to see the game. When the railroad tries to run the last horse-drawn trolley (operated by his girl's grandfather) out of business, "Speedy" organizes the neighborhood oldtimers to thwart their scheme.



Tagline: You've Waited a Year for This But WOW! What a Hit!

Genres: Comedy

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Release Date:  7 April 1928

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Company Credits

Production Companies:  The Harold Lloyd Corporation

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 26 min

Academy Award Nomination

DIRECTING (Comedy Picture) — Ted Wilde


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