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The Manchurian Candidate

Duration: 2 hours, 1 minute

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Classic thriller. Raymond Shaw, a decorated Korean War hero, returns home to the arms of his overprotective mother and his politically ambitious stepfather. Rejecting their welcome, he takes employment with a politically rival newspaper.

Meanwhile, his fellow platoon members are troubled with nightmarish recurring dreams, including Major Bennett Marco, who is convinced that all is not what it seems. Show less


Major Bennett Marco:
Frank Sinatra
Raymond Shaw:
Laurence Harvey
Eugenie Rose Chaney:
Janet Leigh
Mrs Eleanor Shaw Iselin:
Angela Lansbury
Henry Silva
Senator John Yerkes Iselin:
James Gregory
Jocelyn Jordan:
Leslie Parrish


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