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The Manchurian candidate [videorecording] / screenplay by George Axelrod ; produced by George Axelrod and John Frankenheimer ; directed by John Frankenheimer
Alternate (uniform) Title Manchurian candidate (Motion picture)
Special ed
Santa Monica, CA : MGM Home Entertainment, 2004
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 Videos/2nd Flr  PS3553.O487 M311 2004    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Presidents -- Assassination attempts -- Drama
Brainwashing -- Drama
Assassins -- Drama
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Veterans -- Drama
Mothers and sons -- Drama
Cold War -- Drama
Subject United States -- Politics and government -- 1953-1961 -- Drama
Subject(s) Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Film adaptations
Feature films
Fiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Physical Description 1 videodisc (127 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in
Note - System Details DVD, anamorphic widescreen format (1.75:1 aspect ratio); Dolby digital
Language Closed-captioned. English (mono. or 5.1 surround) or Spanish (mono.) soundtracks; optional English, French or Spanish subtitles
Cast Frank Sinatra, Laurence Harvey, Janet Leigh, Angela Lansbury, Henry Silva, James Gregory, Leslie Parrish
Credits Director of photography, Lionel Lindon ; film editor, Ferris Webster ; music composed and conducted by David Amram
Note MPAA rating: PG-13
Summary A U.S. Army platoon, captured in the Korean conflict, is whisked to Manchuria for three nightmarish days of experimental drug-and-hypnosis-induced conditioning to carry out the orders of the enemy upon release. When a decorated Korean War veteran who has been brainwashed starts to commit political assassinations, his old military commander begins to suspect and must stop him
Note Special features include: commentary track by John Frankenheimer; cast and crew interviews; Queen of diamonds (featurette with Angela Lansbury); A little solitaire (featurette with William Friedkin); original theatrical trailer
Alternate Author Axelrod, George
Frankenheimer, John, 1930-2002
Sinatra, Frank, 1915-1998
Harvey, Laurence
Leigh, Janet
Lansbury, Angela, 1925-
Condon, Richard. Manchurian candidate
MGM Home Entertainment Inc

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