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Taken for a ride (1989)
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VHS Videorecording 113
Title:
Taken for a ride
Originally produced:
1989
Format:
VHS
Summary:
Presents the efforts and success of General Motors Corporation in promoting gasoline-powered buses and automobiles and so eliminating electric street railway systems from major American cities, in empowering support for highways rather than for public transit systems, and in influencing today's thinking about the form such transit systems would take.
Credits:
New Day Films ; a film by Jim Klein and Martha Olson.
Publication:
Hohokus, New Jersey : New Day Films, c1989.
Details:
1 VHS (55 min.) : sound, color, with black & white sequences
Studio(s):
New Day Films
Director(s):
Klein, Jim
Performer(s):
Narrator, Renee Montagne.
Production:
Director and editor, Jim Klein; research and archivist, Martha Olson.
Subjects:
General Motors Corporation.
Urban transit United States History.
Street-railroads United States History.
Highway planning United States History.
Transportation United States History.
Art and architecture videos.
Genre:
Documentary films.
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Location: Storage
Format: VHS
Region: NTSC (North America)
Genre: Documentary films
Year: 1980s
Spoken language: English
Title: Taken for a ride
Director: Klein, Jim
Production studio: New Day Films
Film technique: Live action