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  Harold Lloyd (center).
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Speedy
(1928) American
B&W : Eight reels / 7776 feet
Directed by Ted Wilde

Cast: Harold Lloyd [Harold ‘Speedy’ Swift], Ann Christy [Jane Dillon], Bert Woodruff [Pop Dillon], Brooks Benedict [Steven Carter], George Herman ‘Babe’ Ruth [himself], Dan Wollheim, Byron Douglas, Hank Knight, Walter Hiers, Herbert Evans, Ernest S. Adams, Gus Leonard, Bobby Dunn, James Dine, Josephine Crowell, James Bradbury Jr., Jack Hill, Sam Lufkin, King Tut the dog

The Harold Lloyd Corporation production; distributed by Paramount Pictures Corporation. / Produced by Harold Lloyd. Scenario by John Grey, Lex Neal, Howard Emmett Rogers and Jay Howe. Cinematography by Walter Lundin. Intertitles by Albert de Mond. / © 7 April 1928. Released 7 April 1928. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / Lloyd’s last silent. / Silent film.

Comedy.

Survival status: Print exists in the UCLA Film and Television Archive film archive.

Current rights holder: (unknown)

Keywords: Animals: Dogs - Sports: Baseball - Transportation: Taxicabs, Trolleys (Horse-drawn) - USA: New York: New York

Listing updated: 2 January 2007.

References: Bardèche-History p. 292; Dardis-Keaton p. 165; Edelman-Baseball pp. 32, 200, 201-202, 205; Fell-History p. 95; Kerr-Silent pp. 59, 192, 196, 200; Reilly-Lloyd pp. xii, xiv-xv, 4; Schelly-Langdon pp. 129-130; Shipman-Cinema p. 100; Skretvedt-LaurelHardy p. 434; Sweeney-Coming p. 131 : Website-Lloyd.

Home video: DVD.

 
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