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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LINKS:

The Manchurian Candidate on Wikipedia

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

The concept of brainwashing on Wikipedia

Joseph McCarthy on Wikipedia

“Have you no sense of decency, sir” on YouTube

The evil Mrs. Iselin works her hideous magic on YouTube

The brainwashing scenes on YouTube

Dr. Strangelove T100P podcast and on IMDb

From Here To Eternity T100P podcast and on IMDb

AFI Top 100 lists

1962 Academy Award winners and nominees

Next week on the T100P: Lawrence Of Arabia

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