"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.
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Filmed extensively on location in New York City. The slums scenes, however, were built and shot on a backlot in Los Angeles. See more
In several early scenes the box score to the Yankee game is shown to keep fans and customers up to date. The Yankees were said to be playing a home game. Therefore the Yankees should be shown on the bottom of the box score, not on top, as shown in the film. See more
New York, where everybody is in such a hurry that they take Saturday's bath on Friday so they can do Monday's washing on Sunday.
In 1992, The Harold Lloyd Trust and Photoplay Productions presented a 85-minute version of this film in association with Thames Television International and Channel Four, with a musical score written by Carl Davis
. The addition of modern credits stretched the time to 86 minutes. See more
Referenced in I Graduated, But...
Written by Jesse Greer
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