"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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A "Speedy" travesty on an old horse car and its trappings. Chuck full of lightning mirth! You'll laugh yourself hoarse at "Speedy" and his horse car! It's Lloyd's latest laugh-mirth riot!
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was such a popular star at the time, the Coney Island scenes had to be filmed secretly, with the camera often hidden from view, to avoid attracting mobs of adoring fans. See more
When the cab owner looks at Harold's two traffic tickets, they both have the same serial number on them in the upper right corner. See more
Harold "Speedy" Swift
I got a tip that there's a tough gang coming down to take Pop's car.
Old Man Card Player 1
Boys, if anybody tries to take this car, we ought to have somethin' to say about it!
Civil War Veteran
Us boys fought in the Civil War an' our old password was - "it smells like rain." If you get in trouble, pass the word "it smells like rain"; Jed'll blow his bugle - an' we'll all be there.
Old Man Card Player 2
In twenty years, I ain't fought with nobody but my wife - an' I'm right on edge!
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