The Manchurian Candidate

United States, 1962

Film
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A brilliantly handled spy thriller! A Korean war ‘hero’ comes back a brainwashed zombie, triggered to kill a liberal politician… a human time bomb waiting to explode! Based on the novel by Richard Condon, this film stars Laurence Harvey and Angela Lansbury and Janet Leigh.

Credits

director

John Frankenheimer

producer

Howard W. Koch

production company

M.C. Productions

United Artists Corporation

Language

English

Duration

02:07:00:00

Colour

Black and White

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

37105

Audience classification

MA

Subject categories

Adaptations

Courtroom, Crime, Espionage & Thrillers

Courtroom, Crime, Espionage & Thrillers → Spy films

Crime, Espionage, Justice, Police & Prisons → Conspiracy

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Conspiracy

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - United States

Literature → American literature - Film and video adaptations

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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