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The Manchurian candidate

Author: John FrankenheimerHoward W Koch, Jr.George AxelrodFrank SinatraLaurence HarveyAll authors
Publisher: [New York, NY] : The Criterion Collection, [2016]
Series: Criterion collection.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
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"Set in the early fifties, this ... adaptation of the novel by Richard Condon concerns the decorated U.S. Army sergeant Raymond Shaw, who as a prisoner during the Korean War is brainwashed into being a sleeper assassin in a Communist conspiracy, and a fellow POW who slowly uncovers the sinister plot."--Container.
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Genre/Form: Conspiracy films
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Film adaptations
Feature films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Named Person: Richard Condon; Richard Condon
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Frankenheimer; Howard W Koch, Jr.; George Axelrod; 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; Susan L Carruthers; Howard Hampton; M.C. Productions,; United Artists (Firm),; Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer,; Criterion Collection (Firm),
OCLC Number: 936386697
Language Note: Open-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Notes: Videodisc release of the motion picture produced in 1962.
Based on The Manchurian candidate / by Richard Condon.
Title from sell sheet.
Special features : Audio commentary from 1997 featuring director John Frankenheimer ; New interview with actor Angela Lansbury ; Nnew piece featuring filmmaker Errol Morris ; Conversation between Frankenheimer, George Axelrod, and Frank Sinatra from 1987 ; New interview with historian Susan Carruthers about Cold War brainwashing scare ; Original theatrical trailer ; "Dread center," essay by critic Howard Hampton.
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 Hendersen, Albert Paulsen, Barry Kelley, Lloyd Corrigan, Madame Spivy.
Awards: National Film Registry selection, 1994.
Description: 1 videodisc (126 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 folded insert.
Details: DVD, NTSC, Region 1; widescreen (1.75:1 aspect ratio) presentation; Dolby Digital monaural.
Series Title: Criterion collection.
Responsibility: United Artists ; Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; M.C. Productions ; executive producer, Howard W. Koch ; screenplay by George Axelrod ; produced by George Axelrod and John Frankenheimer ; directed by John Frankenheimer.

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"Set in the early fifties, this ... adaptation of the novel by Richard Condon concerns the decorated U.S. Army sergeant Raymond Shaw, who as a prisoner during the Korean War is brainwashed into being a sleeper assassin in a Communist conspiracy, and a fellow POW who slowly uncovers the sinister plot."--Container.

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