Speedway (1929 film)
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|Directed by||Harry Beaumont|
|Written by||Byron Morgan (also story)|
Joseph Farnham (titles)
|Edited by||George Hively|
Speedway is a 1929 silent film about a car racer who clashes with his father, also a driver, at the Indianapolis Speedway.
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.
- 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