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The Manchurian candidate

Author: Howard W KochGeorge AxelrodJohn FrankenheimerFrank SinatraLaurence HarveyAll authors
Publisher: Santa Monica, CA : MGM Home Entertainment, [2004] ©2004
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : Special editionView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Film adaptations
Films for the hearing impaired
Drama
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Named Person: Richard Condon; Richard Condon
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Howard W Koch; George Axelrod; John Frankenheimer; Frank Sinatra; Laurence Harvey; Janet Leigh; Angela Lansbury; Henry Silva; James Gregory; Leslie Parrish; John McGiver; Khigh Dhiegh; James Edwards; Douglas Henderson; Albert Paulsen; Barry Kelley; Lloyd Corrigan; Spivy, Madame; David Amram; Lionel Lindon; Richard Sylbert; Ferris Webster; Moss Mabry; George Nelson; Wesley V Jefferies; Richard Condon; Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.; MGM Home Entertainment Inc.
ISBN: 0792861582 9780792861584
OCLC Number: 56340835
Language Note: English (mono. or 5.1 surround); Spanish (mono); with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned in English.
Notes: "M-G-M movie legends" and "Special edition" versions are the same DVDs (1006975 ; MGM Home Entertainment, c2004), just with slightly different covers on cases.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1962.
Based on the novel by Richard Condon.
Special features: Audio commentary by John Frankenheimer; Exclusive interview with Frank Sinatra, George Axelrod and John Frankenheimer; "Queen of diamonds" (featurette with Angela Lansbury); "A little solitaire" (featurette with William Friedkin); Photo gallery; Theatrical trailer.
Credits: Music composed and conducted by David Amram ; director of photography, Lionel Lindon ; production designer, Richard Sylbert ; film editor, Ferris Webster ; costumes by Moss Mabry ; set decorator, George R. Nelson ; costumer, Wesley V. Jefferies.
Cast: Frank Sinatra, Laurence Harvey, Janet Leigh, Angela Lansbury, Henry Silva, James Gregory, Leslie Parrish, John McGiver, Khigh Dhiegh, James Edwards, Douglas Henderson, Albert Paulsen, Barry Kelley, Lloyd Corrigan, Madame Spivy.
Awards: National Film Registry, 1994.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG-13; CHV rating: PG.
Description: 1 videodisc (127 minutes) : sound, black & white ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; NTSC; region 1; anamorphic widescreen format (1.75:1 aspect ratio); Dolby Digital.
Contents: Old Saint Raymond --
Through quicksand --
Main title --
Hail our hero, full of hate --
Manchurian Garden Club --
"The kindest, bravest..." --
X number of communists --
Death of a mascot --
A little solitaire --
"American" symptoms --
Trial assassination --
"It's just not true!" --
More or less Rosie --
Cook and valet --
Card-carrying ketchup Reds --
Marco a mano --
"They could've asked me" --
Dream matchers --
Positive ID --
"I am not lovable" --
Love by snakebite --
Mother knows best --
Power of submersion --
The queen of diamonds --
A gracious reintroduction --
Dressed up & unmasked --
"Will you block us?" --
A forced deck --
The luckiest, sickest man --
The family plot --
Unlocking the doors --
Like a traitor scorned --
Stupidity officer --
Conventional time bomb --
Stopping the unstoppable --
Eulogy for a hero.
Other Titles: Manchurian candidate (Motion picture)
Responsibility: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; executive producer, Howard W. Koch ; screenplay by George Axelrod ; produced by George Axelrod and John Frankenheimer ; directed by John Frankenheimer.

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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.

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