Cab Power

Black and white footage of Tom Weinberg driving a taxi cab, trying to capture the voices of "real people" for public television.

00:00Copy video clip URL Color bars.

01:14Copy video clip URL Footage begins. Frank Sinatra’s “Route 66” plays in the background.

01:28Copy video clip URL Tom Weinberg at the wheel of a cab, driving through the Bridgeport neighborhood of Chicago.

2:00Copy video clip URL Cab radio plays Cleveland versus Kansas City baseball game with Harry Caray as the sportscaster.

2:56Copy video clip URL Tom Weinberg picks up a passenger under the El tracks in the Loop. (Lake Street?)

5:53Copy video clip URL The passenger (a columnist for the Chicago Sun-Times?) pantomimes an American Express commercial while they drive to Lakeview.

06:44Copy video clip URL End footage.

 

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