"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 ad seen by Harold on the subway for "Marx Heffler & Sharp" is a reference to the famous Hart Shaffner & Marx menswear company, still in business (as of 2017) and headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. See more
When the cab owner turns around and recognizes Harold at the baseball game, he takes the cigar out of his mouth twice - first with his left hand and tips his hat up, and then again with his right hand. See more
Harold "Speedy" Swift
[Dodging traffic while driving Babe to Yankee Stadium
Even when you strike out, you miss 'em close.
I don't miss 'em half as close as you do.
Referenced in New York at the Movies
Written by Jesse Greer
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