The Taxi driver

Canada, 1954

Film
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Accompanies Gerry Lane, a taxi driver, on a few rides and presents a sampling of the parade of people, of all types and temperaments, that pass in and out of his cab in endless procession, all with very personal concerns but all with one thing in common - a desire to get somewhere in a hurry.

Credits

co-producers/directors

Jean Roy

Louis Portugais

production company

National Film Board of Canada

Language

English

Duration

00:10:13:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

29251

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Taxicab drivers

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Taxicab drivers

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Transportation - Canada

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Urban transportation

Documentary

Documentary → Docudrama

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Sociology, Urban

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

Short films

Short films → Short films - Canada

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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