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

production company

ONF | NFB

co-producers/directors

Louis Portugais

Jean Roy

Duration

00:10:13:00

Production places
Canada
Production dates
1954

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

010622

Language

English

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

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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