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The Oscar winning film starring
Jimmy 'Popeye' Doyle, a relentlessly tough New York policeman, becomes obsessed with the breaking of a narcotics ring operating between Marseilles and America. In pursuit of the truth he gradually finds himself at odds with both criminals and his superiors. The film contains one of the most gripping car chase scenes in film history, set under the tracks of an • elevated railway, and is based on the true exploits of a tough cop named Eddie Egan , who liked to break the rules.
Director William Friedkin
• FILMS: pages 29-35
PICTURE STORY: page 83
0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888
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