Speed (1925 film)

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Speed
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Still from a magazine
Directed by Edward LeSaint
Written by Grace Sartwell Mason
Lois Zellner
Produced by Ben Verschleiser
Starring Betty Blythe
Pauline Garon
Arthur Rankin
Cinematography King D. Gray
Orin Jackson
Production
company
Banner Productions
Distributed byHenry Ginsberg Distributing Company
UFA (Germany)
Release date
  • April 26, 1925 (1925-04-26)
Running time
60 minutes
CountryUnited States
Language Silent (English intertitles)

Speed is a 1925 American silent comedy drama film directed by Edward LeSaint and starring Betty Blythe, Pauline Garon, and Arthur Rankin. [1] [2]

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Plot

As described in a film magazine review, [3] because they are called "old fashioned" by their children, Mr. and Mrs. Whipple buy a car, plan a trip out West, and decide to jazz things up some themselves. Their daughter Wiletta accompanies them on the trip, leaving her sheik behind. Out West she meets Nat, who helps in preventing the two parents from being swindled in a deal for a gold mine. There follows a kidnapping, a holdup, and a chase down a mountainside to save Wiletta. At the end, all of them determine to give up modern jazz methods.

Cast

Preservation

A print of Speed is held in the Gosfilmofond film archive in Moscow. [2]

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References

  1. Munden p. 753
  2. 1 2 Progressive Silent Film List: Speed at silentera.com
  3. "New Pictures: Speed", Exhibitors Herald, 21 (13): 49, 20 June 1925, retrieved 9 April 2022PD-icon.svgThis article incorporates text from this source, which is in the public domain .

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