Speed Mad (1925)

Genres - Comedy  |   Sub-Genres - Action Comedy  |   Countries - USA  |  
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Reckless driver Bill Sanford (William Fairbanks) is finally thrown out of his wealthy father's home when his mania for speed proves impossible to curb. Undaunted, Bill becomes a race-car driver, hoping to prove his worth to his dad by winning a $5000 prize. This he does, just in time to save his father from being victimized in a fraudulent land deal. Having learned to temper his "speed madness" with responsibility, Bill also wins the love of heroine Betty Hampton (Edith Roberts). Speed Mad was scripted by Dorothy Howell, a popular comedienne of the era.

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car, racer, eviction, foreclosure, homestead, land-scheme, land-war, motorcycle, motorcycle-racing, police, prize, sports, teenagers