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Speedy Overview:

Speedy (1928) was a Silent Films - Action Film directed by Ted Wilde and produced by Harold Lloyd.

Academy Awards 1927/28 --- Ceremony Number 1 (source: AMPAS)

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Best DirectorTed WildeNominated
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BlogHub Articles:

Fridays With…Harold Lloyd: Speedy (1928)

on Jan 22, 2016 From Journeys in Classic Film

We’ve reached the halfway point with our continued adventures with silent film comedian Harold Lloyd, and as we move forward in Lloyd’s filmography the films just ain’t what they used to be. As I mentioned in my review of The Freshman (1925), part of my fluctuating enjoyment proba... Read full article


Fridays With…Harold Lloyd: Speedy (1928)

on Jan 22, 2016 From Journeys in Classic Film

We’ve reached the halfway point with our continued adventures with silent film comedian Harold Lloyd, and as we move forward in Lloyd’s filmography the films just ain’t what they used to be. As I mentioned in my review of The Freshman (1925), part of my fluctuating enjoyment proba... Read full article


Take a Trip to 1920s New York City with Harold Lloyd’s SPEEDY (1928) at Film Forum

By Will McKinley on Oct 18, 2012 From Cinematically Insane

I’m a late – but tirelessly enthusiastic – convert to silent movies. Though I’ve always been familiar with Harold Lloyd’s bespectacled visage, my introduction to the films of the so-called “third genius” of silent comedy came just a few years ago. My first Lloyd feature... Read full article


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Quotes from

Harold "Speedy" Swift: Gee, Babe, you've done more for baseball than cheese has for Switzerland.


Harold "Speedy" Swift: It smells like rain.


Harold "Speedy" Swift: [talking to Babe Ruth and not watching traffic] Gee, Babe, this is the proudest moment of my life.
George Herman Ruth: If you don't watch it, it'll be the last moment.


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Facts about

Lou Gehrig can be seen walking by as Babe Ruth gets out of the cab.
The Yankees opponents at the beginning of the film are the Chicago White Sox.
Filmed extensively on location in New York City. The slums scenes, however, were built and shot on a backlot in Los Angeles.
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Best Director Oscar 1927/28






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