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Kid Speed (1924)

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Avery DuPoise is a wealthy business man, organising a race. He meets one the competitors of the race, who is in love with DuPoises daughter. Another competitor crashes into the action, who ... See full summary »

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The Speed Kid
Dorothy Dwan ...
Lou DuPoise
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Dangerous Dan McGraw (as Oliver N. Hardy)
Frank Alexander ...
Mr. Avery DuPoys
Spencer Bell ...
The Speed Kid's co-driver
William Hauber ...
Sheriff Phil O'Delfa (as Bill Hauber)
James J. Jeffries ...
Blacksmith
Grover Ligon
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Avery DuPoise is a wealthy business man, organising a race. He meets one the competitors of the race, who is in love with DuPoises daughter. Another competitor crashes into the action, who is also in love DuPoises daughter. DuPoise suggests that who ever wins the race will have the opportunity to visit his daughter every Wednesday night. An action packed races commences, with one competitor doing more than usual to win the race. Written by Paul L

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Kid Speed
20 July 2001 | by (Wales, United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This is good film, and it is clear that Larry Semon has left no expense, while making this film. Their are huge sets, and a fleet of racing cars used in this production, in order too extract every laugh possible. Larry Semon does try to hard to make some of the gags as funny as possible, and that some times that does backfires, and the jokes does not raise laughs, by todays comedy standards anyway. Saying that, Larry does manage to produce some of the best sight gags that I have seen, and some really dramatic action sequences. The plot is slightly predictable, but that is overcome with the other elements.


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