The Manchurian Candidate

Near the end of the Korean War, a platoon of U.S. soldiers is captured by communists and brainwashed. Following the war, the platoon is returned home, and Sergeant Raymond Shaw is lauded as a hero by the rest of his platoon. However, the platoon commander, Captain Bennett Marco, finds himself plagued by strange nightmares and soon races to uncover a terrible plot.

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Film Cast:

  • Capt./Maj. Bennett Marco: Frank Sinatra
  • Raymond Shaw: Laurence Harvey
  • Mrs. Iselin: Angela Lansbury
  • Sen. John Yerkes Iselin: James Gregory
  • Eugenie Rose Chaney: Janet Leigh
  • Chunjin: Henry Silva
  • Jocelyn Jordan: Leslie Parrish
  • Sen. Thomas Jordan: John McGiver
  • Dr. Yen Lo: Khigh Dhiegh
  • Cpl. Allen Melvin: James Edwards
  • Col. Milt: Douglas Henderson
  • Zilkov: Albert Paulsen
  • Secretary of Defense: Barry Kelley
  • Holborn Gaines: Lloyd Corrigan
  • Female Berezovo: Madame Spivy
  • Woman in Dream Sequence: Bess Flowers
  • Woman at Press Confrence (uncredited): Leoda Richards
  • Gomel: Reggie Nalder
  • Senator (uncredited): Colin Kenny
  • Officer: Bert Stevens
  • Second Reporter: Arthur Tovey
  • Narrator (voice): Paul Frees
  • Medical Officer: Whit Bissell
  • Chinese Officer (uncredited): James Yagi
  • Pvt. Bobby Lembeck (uncredited): Tom Lowell
  • Psychiatrist: Joe Adams

Film Crew:

  • Set Decoration: George R. Nelson
  • Music Editor: Richard Carruth
  • Producer: George Axelrod
  • Executive Producer: Howard W. Koch
  • Editor: Ferris Webster
  • Production Design: Richard Sylbert
  • Makeup Artist: Ron Berkeley
  • Art Direction: Philip M. Jefferies
  • Producer: John Frankenheimer
  • Sound Mixer: Joe Edmondson
  • Novel: Richard Condon
  • Original Music Composer: David Amram
  • Director of Photography: Lionel Lindon
  • Costume Design: Moss Mabry
  • Special Effects: A. Paul Pollard
  • Makeup Artist: Bernard Ponedel
  • Assistant Editor: Carl Mahakian
  • Makeup Artist: Jack Freeman
  • Hairstylist: Mary Westmoreland
  • Sound Effects Editor: Del Harris
  • Assistant Director: Joseph C. Behm
  • Dialect Coach: Thom Conroy
  • Property Master: Arden Cripe
  • Camera Operator: John Mehl
  • Makeup Artist: Dorothy Parkinson

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