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The Manchurian Candidate (Dual Format Edition) The Manchurian Candidate (Dual Format Edition)

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Classic US political thriller directed by John Frankenheimer.

When Major Marco (Frank Sinatra) returns from service in Korea, he is haunted by a recurring dream in which Congressional Medal of Honor hero Raymond Shaw (Laurence Harvey) appears to kill two of his unit in front of an audience of Korean and Russian officials. Working for army intelligence, Marco eventually discovers that Shaw has become the unwitting pawn in a conspiracy to kill an American presidential candidate.

With time running out Marco is forced to go to extreme lengths to put a stop to Shaw's plans before it's too late.

 

Classic US political thriller directed by John Frankenheimer.

When Major Marco (Frank Sinatra) returns from service in Korea, he is haunted by a recurring dream in which Congressional Medal of Honor hero Raymond Shaw (Laurence Harvey) appears to kill two of his unit in front of an audience of Korean and Russian officials. Working for army intelligence, Marco eventually discovers that Shaw has become the unwitting pawn in a conspiracy to kill an American presidential candidate.

With time running out Marco is forced to go to extreme lengths to put a stop to Shaw's plans before it's too late.

 

Extras

  • High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) and Standard Definition DVD presentation of the main feature, transferred from original elements by MGM
  • Uncompressed 1.0 mono PCM soundtrack
  • Optional English SDH subtitles
  • Audio commentary by director John Frankenheimer
  • The Directors: John Frankenheimer, an hour-long portrait from 2003, including interviews with Frankenheimer, Kirk Douglas, Samuel L. Jackson, Roy Scheider, Rod Steiger and many others
  • Interview with John Frankenheimer, Frank Sinatra and screenwriter George Axelrod from the film’s 1988 revival
  • Queen of Diamonds: an interview with Angela Lansbury
  • A Little Solitaire: an appreciation of the film by director William Friedkin (The Exorcist)
  • Theatrical trailer
  • Reversible sleeve featuring original and newly commissioned artwork by Jay Shaw

Additional Info

Additional Info

SKU 5027035012155
Catalogue Number FCD1047
Product contents DVD and Blu-ray editions
Year 1962
Director John Frankenheimer
Format DVD, Blu-Ray
Publisher(s) Arrow Academy
Countries USA
Aspect ratio 1.78:1
Colour Black & White
Sound Mono
Subtitles English Hard of Hearing
Language(s) English
Running time 126 min
Blu-ray region B
Certificate 15

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