Speedy (1928)

This was comedian Harold Lloyd's last silent film, and one of his most charming. Lloyd's character here is called Harold "Speedy" Swift, an upbeat young man whose fatal attraction for baseball always causes him to lose his… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: April 7, 1928
DVD Release Date: December 8, 2015
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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

An agreeable silent comedy.

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Matt Brunson
Creative Loafing

While not a masterpiece on the order of 1923's Safety Last! and 1925's The Freshman, Speedy still ranks as grade-A entertainment from the great Harold Lloyd.

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Ben Nicholson

Hugely entertaining, if not Lloyd at the peak of his powers.

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Sarah Boslaugh

Highlights include a wild chase scene through New York City traffic, a visit to Coney Island by Speedy and Jane, and a guest appearance by Babe Ruth...

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Devon Bott
Harold Lloyd's final silent feature offers a glimpse at New York City dating back to the 1920s. Lloyd plays an aimless young man who goes from job to job… More
John Ballantine
At the end of the silent era, we have this gem to bring it to a close. Speedy uses the genre to its fullest impact by giving us plenty of interesting visuals… More
Cindy I
Another 86 minutes of wild antics with Harold Lloyd. There is a loose story about Harold's -- called Harold "Speedy" Swift here --… More
Chris Browning
Speedy is another Harold Lloyd silent comedy recently restored in 4K by the folks at The Criterion Collection for their Blu-ray release. They have done a… More
Daniel Hetteix
Lloyds films were known for being technologically advanced, and simply hilarious. Here, Lloyd's New York setting allows him to practice his perfect comedic… More