The Yellow Cab Man

The Yellow Cab Man

The Yellow Cab Man is a 1950 comedy film directed by Jack Donohue and starring Red Skelton, Gloria DeHaven and Edward Arnold. A brief sequence of distorted visual effects in the film is the work of the photographer Weegee, who also makes a cameo appearance as a cab driver.


The inventor of unbreakable glass ("Elastiglass") tries to sell it to a taxicab company, hoping that they will make unbreakable windshields.

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    director Jack Donohue
    editor Albert Akst
    genre comedy
    musicBy Scott Bradley
    producer Richard Goldstone
    productionCompany Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
    publisher Loews Cineplex Entertainment