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THE TAKING OF PELHAM ONE TWO THREE Directed by JOSEPH SARGENT Screenplay by PETER STONE

The mayor of New York has a cold.

He also wishes everyone and everything would go away; he especially wants his chief aide to clam up. But the aide insists on telling his honor about the most absurd caper ever to hit Manhattan Island. Four men with automatic weapons have hijacked a subway car. They are holding it, 17 passengers and a conductor for $1 million ransom. The city has exactly one hour to get up the cash. For...

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