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|Genre/Form:||Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Frank Sinatra; Laurence Harvey; Janet Leigh; Angela Lansbury; Henry Silva; James Gregory; Leslie Parrish; George Axelrod; John Frankenheimer; Richard Condon; MGM Home Entertainment Inc.
|Language Note:||Closed-captioned. English (mono. or 5.1 surround) or Spanish (mono.) soundtracks; optional English, French or Spanish subtitles.|
|Notes:||Based on the novel by Richard Condon.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1962.
|Credits:||Director of photography, Lionel Lindon ; film editor, Ferris Webster ; music composed and conducted by David Amram.|
|Cast:||Frank Sinatra, Laurence Harvey, Janet Leigh, Angela Lansbury, Henry Silva, James Gregory, Leslie Parrish.|
|Awards:||Named to the National Film Registry in 1994 by the Library of Congress.|
|Target Audience:||MPAA rating: PG-13; CHV rating: PG.|
|Description:||1 videodisc (127 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.|
|Details:||DVD, anamorphic widescreen format (1.75:1 aspect ratio); Dolby digital.|
|Contents:||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.|
|Other Titles:||Manchurian candidate (Motion picture)
The Manchurian candidate
|Responsibility:||screenplay by George Axelrod ; produced by George Axelrod and John Frankenheimer ; directed by John Frankenheimer.|
|Local System Bib Number:||
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.
Retrieving notes about this item
- Presidents -- Assassination attempts -- Drama.
- Brainwashing -- Drama.
- Assassins -- Drama.
- Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Veterans -- Drama.
- Mothers and sons -- Drama.
- Cold War -- Drama.
- United States -- Politics and government -- 1953-1961 -- Drama.
- Presidentes -- Teatro.
- Sugestión mental -- Teatro.
- Political -- Feature.
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