The Manchurian Candidate (1962)

The Manchurian Candidate (52:08)

Manchurian Candidate, The

Podcast #62 sees us pass the halfway point of the T100P with this paranoid, sweaty thriller. It’s also a satire that sees the humour in brainwashing, political power-grabs and multiple murders. This is just a fantastic film. Check out our chat!

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Frank Sinatra on IMDb

Laurence Harvey on IMDb

Angela Lansbury on IMDb

Janet Leigh on IMDb

John Frankenheimer on IMDb

George Axelrod on IMDb

Richard Condon on Wikipedia

Info about the concept of brainwashing and info about Joseph McCarthy

1962 Academy Award winners and nominees

AFI Top 100 lists

Links to: From Here To Eternity and Dr. Strangelove

YouTube links: The brainwashing scenes and the evil Mrs. Iselin works her hideous magic and “Have you no sense of decency, sir”

Next week on the T100P: Lawrence Of Arabia

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