And, of course. briefly mentioned, and about a taxi. Taxis in the United States, of course, could not they come across the shiny asphalt trail through the prairie, through the Midwest and Great Plains, the favorite stories about the American landscape Dream. But the big American cities had already been completely can not be represented without their fastest taxi – the yellow cab in New York, then the black taxi Chicago. On these vehicles traveled the U.S. celebrity and ordinary people, they preceded by a pink Cadillac Presley and convertible, in which Kennedy was assassinated.
What can I say, in recognition of these machines just a New York taxi and could compare. In a taxi often traveled tycoons and gangsters famous faces of those years. After all, every baron of the underworld of America was not only that part of the biography, which could afford to have hundreds of different machines, but also one in which only just stopped going everywhere on foot. Therefore, a taxi appeared in so many gangster films – ranging from "What Happens in America" to the "Crossroads of Miller." As human beings, possessing the watchful eye and an interest in the outside world, wrote about the taxi and novelists. Starting from Earl Stanley Gardner, Rex Stout, James Hadley Chase – finishing Georges Simenon, Arthur Hailey, Mario Puzo. Yes, and we can find references – the same brothers Viners in their books noticed taxi Petersburg (then Leningrad) and Moscow. Modern literature is far less known, but one can assume that those works which will inherit from her the next era, will speak, including and indispensable attribute of the city streets, avenues cities, suburban streets.
A taxi is not going to fade into the background before flowing time. Even in 93 year in the charming comedy "Window to Paris" Yuri Mamin made one of those wandering inhabitants of Petersburg taxi on streets of Paris. Needless to say, that to this day contemplation stage by French communists results travel colleagues is sincere laughter. Even better and perhaps the most famous illustration of what will be a modern cinema. Great French director Luc Besson in his two belts did not fail to remove the scene from a taxi. But if only the stage! Now famous French comedy "Taxi" has gained enormous popularity, according to her were dropped for 3 sequels, continue. Many millions of people genuinely laughed adventurous taxi driver, in love with my car. Good taxi rides fast and gets always on time – so you can formulate a creed of the main character. His car – it's his job and hobby, so he can drive her to the delight of the audience, anywhere – and in St. Petersburg taxi fly so far, and Paris. By the way, Marseilles taxi really flies when you're not watching a movie. =) And a fantastic films The Fifth Element, "Attribution of the same producer, we are seeing a taxi, quietly moving in three-dimensional space. Bruce Willis reality justifies most daring futurists predict. However, until such taxis St. Petersburg far – like all other cities in the world. Well, we can only rejoice that any resident north of the capital may, with approval to remember the taxi – as those that appeared to him in books and movies, as well as those of reliable taxi that carried him through the long streets of St. Petersburg.