"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
When Harold is driving the trolley down the street, the cop on the sidewalk walks away from the "Guilt Edge Creamery" milk store twice. See more
When a boy loses his job, buys a new suit and takes a girl to Coney Island, he's either insane or in love - - and there's not much difference.
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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