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Taxi (1953)

Passed  |   |  Drama, Romance  |  7 May 1954 (Finland)
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A New York cab driver helps an Irish immigrant girl with a baby, locate her missing husband.

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Ed Nielson
Constance Smith ...
Neva Patterson ...
Miss Millard
Blanche Yurka ...
Mrs. Nielson
Kyle MacDonnell ...
Dottie
Walter Woolf King ...
Business Man
Anthony Ross ...
Mr. Alexander
Mark Roberts ...
Jim Turner
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BASED on "Sans laisser d'adresse" by Alex Joffe and Jean Paul, New York City taxicab driver/owner Ed Nielson has to make a payment on his cab by nightfall, but a passenger he has just picked up, Mary Turner, just off the ship from Ireland, becomes a very deterring factor. She is looking for her husband, an American who visited Ireland, romanced and married her, and then returned alone to the United States. They cover a large portion of the city in their search but when they finally locate him, Mary learns it wasn't worth it. And Ed still has a payment to make. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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The day St Anthony took a New York cabbie for a ride!

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Drama | Romance

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7 May 1954 (Finland)  »

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(Western Electric Recording)

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"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie on October 19, 1953 with Dan Dailey reprising his film role. See more »

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