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Director  Harry Beaumont
Production  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
7.7/10 IMDb

Genre  Drama, Romance, Sport
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Country  United States
Speedway (1929 film) movie poster
Language  Silent English intertitles
Writer  Byron Morgan, Joseph Farnham
Release date  September 7, 1929 (1929-09-07)
Genres  Auto racing, Silent film, Drama, Black-and-white
Cast  William Haines (Bill Whipple), Anita Page (Patricia 'Pat' Bonner), Ernest Torrence (Jim MacDonald), Karl Dane (Dugan), John Miljan (Lee Renny), Eugenie Besserer (Mrs. MacDonald)
Similar movies  Related Harry Beaumont movies

Indianapolis speedway classic 1929


Speedway is a 1929 silent film about a car racer who clashes with his father, also a driver, at the Indianapolis Speedway.

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Plot

Prior to the Indy 500 auto race, Bill Whipple quarrels with his foster father, Jim MacDonald, who is to be one of his rivals that day.

MacDonald suddenly loses his chance to drive because of a heart condition. Whipple's car owner decides to go with another driver, so MacDonald offers his car to Whipple for the race. With victory in sight, Whipple pulls into the pits and lets MacDonald take the checkered flag of victory.

Cast

  • William Haines as Bill Whipple
  • Anita Page as Patricia Bonner
  • Ernest Torrence as Jim MacDonald
  • Karl Dane as Dugan
  • John Miljan as Lee Renny
  • Eugenie Besserer as Mrs. MacDonald
  • Polly Moran as Waitress
  • References

    Speedway (1929 film) Wikipedia
    Speedway (1929 film) IMDbSpeedway (1929 film) themoviedb.org


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