The Manchurian Candidate (1962)

Introduction by Dr. Robert Knoll
Tuesday, December 3, 2013, 6:30 pm

A former Korean War POW is brainwashed by Communists and turned into a political assassin, but another prisoner may know how to save him. Angela Lansbury gives an outstanding performance as his mother. Directed by John Frankenheimer and also starring Frank Sinatra. Fans of the new HBO series, Homeland, might especially enjoy this political thriller. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Two hours, 6 minutes.