Taxi Driver

Culver City, CA: Columbia Pictures, 1976. Vintage press kit for the 1976 film. Included in the press kit are 13 vintage black- and-white studio still photographs, two pages of photo captions, and a 17 page booklet of production information.

A film that would prove to be the turning point in the careers of director Martin Scorsese, screenwriter Paul Schrader, and actors Robert De Niro and Jodie Foster, and one that has only gained significance with the passage of time. Exhibiting elements of both American experimental filmmaking and vanguard European narrative, and a perfect example of American neo-noir, drawing influences from Bresson, Antonioni, Godard, Hitchcock, Lang, and Malle. Nominated for four Academy Awards including Best Picture.

Set in New York City and shot on location there.

17 pages of production information, saddle stapled, 8.5 x 11 inches. Two pages of photo captions, corner stapled, 8.5 x 11 inches. Photographs 8 x 10 inches. All materials Fine, housed in a Near Fine studio folder.

Elsaesser, Horwath, King, The Last Great American Picture Show US. Grant US. Hardy, BFI Companion to Crime. Spicer US. Silver Classic Noir.

National Film Registry.

[Book #138168]

Price: $425.00