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Title The Manchurian candidate [videorecording] / screenplay by George Axelrod ; produced by George Axelrod and John Frankenheimer ; directed by John Frankenheimer.

Imprint Santa Monica, CA : MGM Home Entertainment, [2004]

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 Moore Video  PS3501.X4 M36 2004    Available  Ask at Circulation Desk
Edition Special ed.
Description 1 DVD (127 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 insert.
System Details DVD.
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.
Credits Director of photography, Lionel Lindon ; film editor, Ferris Webster ; music composed and conducted by David Amram.
Note Based on the novel by Richard Condon.
DVD release of the 1962 motion picture.
Anamorphic widescreen format (1.75:1 aspect ratio); Dolby digital.
Audience MPAA rating: PG13.
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.
Subject 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.
Genre/Form Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Political -- Feature.
Film adaptations.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
DVD-Video discs.
Added Author Axelrod, George.
Frankenheimer, John, 1930-2002.
Sinatra, Frank, 1915-1998.
Harvey, Laurence.
Leigh, Janet.
Lansbury, Angela, 1925-
Silva, Henry, 1928-
Gregory, James, 1911-2002.
Condon, Richard. Manchurian candidate.
MGM Home Entertainment Inc.
ISBN 0792861582
Standard No. 027616911131
Music No. 1006975 MGM Home Enterainment