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Coney Events: Saturday Night Film Series Kicks Off
posted by Omar Robau @ 5/17/2007 04:13:00 AM
The Coney Island Saturday Night Film Series 2007 starts this coming Saturday with Harold Lloyd 1928 film "Speedy" This film also stars Babe Ruth.From the CIUSA website: Dir. Ted Wilde , 1928. "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. This film features classic and rare footage of Coney Island! Starring: Harold Lloyd, Babe Ruth.