"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. Written by
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The film crew wanted to shoot footage of Babe Ruth actually hitting a home run during a game. Although they were planning to film for a few games until a hit could be captured on film, Ruth hit a home run on the second inning of the first day of filming. See more
In the scene at Coney Island where Speedy thinks the shadows from a spotted umbrella are marks on his suit, the umbrella spots don't line up with the spots on the suit, which are obviously from a filter above and to the left of Harold Lloyd. And when he pushes the umbrella out of the light, the motion of the spots again doesn't match. See more
George Herman Ruth
[after riding in Speedy's cab
If I ever want to commit suicide, I'll call you.
Written by Jesse Greer
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