History Film / Speedy

2nd Jan '17 11:45:20 AM jamespolk
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* AsHimself: One extended sequence involves Harold, who has gotten a job as a taxi driver, driving Babe Ruth to Yankee Stadium for a game. Ruth is billed in the opening credits as "Himself".

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* AsHimself: One extended sequence involves Harold, who has gotten a job as a taxi driver, driving Babe Ruth Creator/BabeRuth to Yankee Stadium for a game. Ruth is billed in the opening credits as "Himself".
11th Nov '16 11:43:13 AM Mdumas43073
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Lloyd plays [[TheDanza Harold]] "Speedy" Swift, a young go-getter in New York City who loves his girlfriend Jane and the New York Yankees, possibly not in that order. Jane's grandpa Pop Dillon owns the last horse-drawn passenger bus in New York City. Pop has been targeted by unscrupulous railroad developers who want to push him out of business so they can gain control of his route. Harold has to fight to make sure Pop gets a fair deal.

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Lloyd plays [[TheDanza Harold]] "Speedy" Swift, a young go-getter in New York City who loves his girlfriend Jane and the New York Yankees, possibly not in that order. Jane's grandpa Pop Dillon owns the last horse-drawn passenger bus trolley in New York City. Pop has been targeted by unscrupulous railroad developers who want to push him out of business so they can gain control of his route. Harold has to fight to make sure Pop gets a fair deal.
11th Nov '16 11:39:25 AM Mdumas43073
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'''''Speedy''''' is a 1928 film starring Creator/HaroldLloyd. Lloyd plays [[TheDanza Harold]] "Speedy" Swift, a young go-getter in New York City who loves his girlfriend Jane and the New York Yankees, possibly not in that order. Jane's grandpa Pop Dillon owns the last horse-drawn passenger bus in New York City. Pop has been targeted by unscrupulous railroad developers who want to push him out of business so they can gain control of his route. Harold has to fight to make sure Pop gets a fair deal.

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'''''Speedy''''' ''Speedy'' is a 1928 comedy film starring Creator/HaroldLloyd. Creator/HaroldLloyd.

Lloyd plays [[TheDanza Harold]] "Speedy" Swift, a young go-getter in New York City who loves his girlfriend Jane and the New York Yankees, possibly not in that order. Jane's grandpa Pop Dillon owns the last horse-drawn passenger bus in New York City. Pop has been targeted by unscrupulous railroad developers who want to push him out of business so they can gain control of his route. Harold has to fight to make sure Pop gets a fair deal.



* ShownTheirWork: While the film did forget that the home team bats in the bottom of the inning, the lineups shown on a scoreboard are accurate, reflecting the names of the real players on the 1927 Yankees and Chicago White Sox.

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* ShownTheirWork: While the film did forget that the home team bats in the bottom of the inning, the lineups shown on a scoreboard are accurate, reflecting the names of the real players on the 1927 Yankees and Chicago White Sox.
3rd Jan '16 2:22:20 PM Mdumas43073
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* FeetFirstIntroduction: We first see Jane's feet and legs as she chases Pop's car and kicks off a couple of boys riding the rear bumper.

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* FeetFirstIntroduction: We first see Jane's feet and legs Jane this way, as she chases Pop's car and kicks off a couple of boys riding the rear bumper.
3rd Jan '16 2:12:55 PM Mdumas43073
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* FeetFirstIntroduction: We first see Jane's feet and legs as she chases Pop's car and kicks off a couple of boys riding the rear bumper.
16th Sep '15 1:46:33 PM Mdumas43073
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''Speedy'' is a 1928 film starring Creator/HaroldLloyd. Lloyd plays [[TheDanza Harold]] "Speedy" Swift, a young go-getter in New York City who loves his girlfriend Jane and the New York Yankees, possibly not in that order. Jane's grandpa Pop Dillon owns the last horse-drawn passenger bus in New York City. Pop has been targeted by unscrupulous railroad developers who want to push him out of business so they can gain control of his route. Harold has to fight to make sure Pop gets a fair deal.

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''Speedy'' '''''Speedy''''' is a 1928 film starring Creator/HaroldLloyd. Lloyd plays [[TheDanza Harold]] "Speedy" Swift, a young go-getter in New York City who loves his girlfriend Jane and the New York Yankees, possibly not in that order. Jane's grandpa Pop Dillon owns the last horse-drawn passenger bus in New York City. Pop has been targeted by unscrupulous railroad developers who want to push him out of business so they can gain control of his route. Harold has to fight to make sure Pop gets a fair deal.
11th Jul '15 3:26:12 AM Mdumas43073
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** There is a cameo within a cameo as well. As Ruth is getting out of Harold's cab at Yankee Stadium, none other than Lou Gehrig can be seen walking behind the cab. Gehrig looks [[BreakingTheFourthWall right at the camera]].

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** There is a cameo within a cameo as well. As Ruth is getting out of Harold's cab at Yankee Stadium, none other than his teammate Lou Gehrig can be seen walking behind the cab. Gehrig looks [[BreakingTheFourthWall right at the camera]].
11th Jul '15 3:25:46 AM Mdumas43073
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** There is a cameo within a cameo as well. As Ruth is getting out of Harold's cab at Yankee Stadium, none other than Lou Gehrig can be scene walking behind the cab. Gehrig looks [[BreakingTheFourthWall right at the camera]].

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** There is a cameo within a cameo as well. As Ruth is getting out of Harold's cab at Yankee Stadium, none other than Lou Gehrig can be scene seen walking behind the cab. Gehrig looks [[BreakingTheFourthWall right at the camera]].
20th May '15 4:50:17 PM nombretomado
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''Speedy'' director Ted Wilde was nominated for Best Comedy Direction at the first AcademyAward ceremony. The award was never given again. The EndOfAnAge plot with Pop's horse-drawn car turned out to be appropriate on a meta level, as ''Speedy'' was the last silent film Harold Lloyd ever made.

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''Speedy'' director Ted Wilde was nominated for Best Comedy Direction at the first AcademyAward UsefulNotes/{{Academy Awards|Ceremonies}} ceremony. The award was never given again. The EndOfAnAge plot with Pop's horse-drawn car turned out to be appropriate on a meta level, as ''Speedy'' was the last silent film Harold Lloyd ever made.
21st Feb '15 9:20:07 AM jamespolk
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