The White cloud: the truck of Joe Madrid

United States, 1969

Film
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The first person narration in coloquial American spoken by Mexican-American truck driver, Joe Madrid, adds credibility and charm to this unpretentious work. His truck ferries perishable goods worth thousands of dollars across the continent. As he drives he talks about his work, truck and family.

Credits

director

Nicholas Clapp

co-producer

Nicholas Clapp

Anthony Loeb

production company

United States Information Agency

Language

English

Duration

00:12:55:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

30432

Subject categories

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Truck driving

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Trucking

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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