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The manchurian candidate

Author: John FrankenheimerHoward W Koch, Jr.George AxelrodFrank SinatraLaurence HarveyAll authors
Publisher: New York, New York : The Criterion Collection, [2016] ©2016
Series: Criterion collection, 803.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : DVD special editionView all editions and formats
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Set in the early fifties, this razor-sharp 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.
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Genre/Form: Conspiracy films
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Film adaptations
Fiction films
Feature films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Thrillers (Motion pictures.)
Named Person: Richard Condon; Richard Condon
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
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; United Artists Corporation,; Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.; M.C. Productions,; Criterion Collection (Firm),
ISBN: 9781681431208 1681431203
OCLC Number: 944184077
Language Note: In English with optional English subtitles.
Notes: 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.
Based on the novel by Richard Condon.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1962.
Special features: Commentary (from 1997 featuring director John Frankenheimer); Angela Lansbury (new interview with the actor); Errol Morris (new interview with the filmmaker); George Axelrod, John Frankenheimer, and Frank Sinatra (conversation recorded in 1988 between director John Frankenheimer, screenwriter George Axelrod, and actor Frank Sinatra discussing the films' production); Susan Carruthers (new interview with the historian and author); Trailer. Insert includes an essay by critic Howard Hampton.
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.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG-13.
Description: 1 videodisc (126 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; NTSC; region 1; widescreen (1.75:1); monaural.
Series Title: Criterion collection, 803.
Other Titles: Manchurian candidate (Motion picture : 1962)
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 razor-sharp 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.

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