Title Details


A day in the life of an owner-driver of a taxi in Perth.
Year : 1972 | Total Duration : 10 Minutes | Producer : Malcolm Otton
Director : Greg Reading |
An elderly passenger in the back of taxi. Bride with her father on her wedding day. Cinematographer Michael Edols (centre) with members of the film crew on location. Cinematographer, Michael Edols (centre) with film crew including sound recordist, Ken Moore (right). Cinematographer, Michael Edols holding camera with film crew.
Cinematographer, Michael Edols, holding camera. Film crew includes sound recordist, Ken Moore (left). Group of men playing pool and drinking beer at pub. Group of men playing pool and drinking beer at pub. Group of people standing on a street. Men sitting on stools at bar.
Taxi cab side door. Taxi driver, Jim McKenzie, picking up a passenger. Taxi driver, Jim McKenzie, playing pool at pub. Taxi driver, Jim McKenzie, playing pool at pub. Taxi driver, Jim McKenzie.
Two elderly women walking along a road. A family can be seen in the background. Two men sitting at a bar seen from the back. Unidentified members of film crew posing as the three wise monkeys. Woman behind the bar at a pub.
Taxi driver Jim McKenzie in suburban home with wife Pauline and baby. VS McKenzie leaving house and driving taxi. POVs driver along streets. At taxi rank, McKenzie smoking, talking into handset of radio. Note dashboard details. VS businessman into taxi from house. High angle shots of taxi through city streets. Passenger paying with $2 note. VS taxi around Perth. McKenzie helping wheelchair-bound man into taxi. VS passengers in back of taxi including man lighting pipe, man with pot plant and small child on woman's lap. VS McKenzie eating meat pie outside corner store (note advertising signs on building). Parliament House from cab window, taxi stopping at King's Park. LS to Perth CBD from park, tourists taking photographs and posing for McKenzie behind camera.
Access No. 123520 | 6 mins 56 secs | 1970s | Bentley,Perth, WA, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Taxi into car wash, McKenzie entering men's toilet and changing into formal clothes. Preparing taxi and driving wedding party. VS bride arriving at church, drivers chatting at side of road. Bride and groom emerge from church. Night exterior of pub, interior CUs pool game in pub/hotel, VS people. VS McKenzie driving home at night, greeting wife inside, watching television.
Access No. 123759 | 3 mins 29 secs | 1970s | Perth, WA, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |