MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 54,821 this week

Speakeasy (1929)

 |  Drama, Sport  |  8 March 1929 (USA)
4.9
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 4.9/10 from 35 users  
Reviews: 1 user | 1 critic

Newspaper staffer Alice Woods persuades the editor to allow her to chase a story, that of prizefight contender Martin, who is about to fight for the championship. However, he does not know ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(adaptation), (adaptation) (as Edwin Burke) , 2 more credits »
0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 190 titles
created 08 Jun 2011
 
a list of 61 titles
created 05 Jan 2012
 
list image
a list of 104 titles
created 13 Jan 2014
 
a list of 138 titles
created 6 months ago
 
a list of 12 titles
created 3 weeks ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Speakeasy" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Speakeasy (1929)

Speakeasy (1929) on IMDb 4.9/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Speakeasy.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

The Drop Kick (1927)
Drama | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

College football player Jack Hamill finds his reputation on the line when he pays an innocent visit to a woman whose husband kills himself.

Director: Millard Webb
Stars: Richard Barthelmess, Barbara Kent, Dorothy Revier
The Shootist (1976)
Drama | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

A dying gunfighter spends his last days looking for a way to die with a minimum of pain and a maximum of dignity.

Director: Don Siegel
Stars: John Wayne, Lauren Bacall, Ron Howard
The Draw-Back (1927)
Comedy | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

A dim witted, scrawny fellow from the country finds college full of bullies that trick him into various painful situations with the dean. His wife mistakes him for a prize athlete, and he's... See full summary »

Director: Norman Taurog
Stars: Johnny Arthur, Kathryn McGuire, Wallace Lupino
Certificate: Passed Drama | Romance | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Victor McLaglen, an exile Irish patriot, risks his life by returning to Ireland and helping a young couple. John Wayne is an over-enthusiastic spectator who smashes a picket fence.

Director: John Ford
Stars: June Collyer, Larry Kent, Victor McLaglen
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
Paul Page ...
...
Alice Woods
Henry B. Walthall ...
Piano Player
Helen Ware ...
Min
...
Mazie
Warren Hymer ...
Cannon Delmont
...
Cy Williams
James Guilfoyle ...
Davey
Erville Alderson ...
City Editor
Joseph Cawthorn ...
Yokel
Ivan Linow ...
Wrestler
Marjorie Beebe ...
Speakeasy Patron
Sailor Vincent ...
Speakeasy Patron
...
Speakeasy Patron
Edit

Storyline

Newspaper staffer Alice Woods persuades the editor to allow her to chase a story, that of prizefight contender Martin, who is about to fight for the championship. However, he does not know that his manager is preparing to double-cross him. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

lost film | based on play | See All (2) »

Taglines:

NEW YORK CITY TALKS! See more »

Genres:

Drama | Sport

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

8 March 1929 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Rivincita  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

(Western Electric System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

This film is believed lost. Please check your attic. See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

The 22 Year Old John Wayne
23 September 2003 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

There was definitely something to be said about the young John Wayne. Whatever you may think about 19th century American history, he embodies the recreation (and reinvention) of the American west on screen. No matter how far removed the myth is from reality, he made entertaining viewing in almost all of his films.


3 of 23 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
status rydanner
Discuss Speakeasy (1929) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?