Rush hour space age

United States, 1965

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What is the solution to the problem of the automobile which is threatening to kill cities and their inhabitants? This film proposes that mass transportation systems are the answer and demonstrates that Chicago, New York and London are doing something about it by improving the efficiency and economy of existing systems. Some must take more drastic action. For Example, San Francisco, has set up a rapid transport system authority to combat the problem. Mention is made of the first automatic public transport ticketing system.


production company

Litton Industries

Space Age Images







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Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Cities and towns - United States

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Transportation

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Transportation, Automotive

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Urban transportation


Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Automobiles - Social aspects

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Cities and towns - Growth - Social aspects

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Transportation - Social aspects

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States




16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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