Manchurian canditate by George Axelrod

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Published by Turner Classic Movies in Eye Suffolk .

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  • Cold war -- Drama.

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StatementGeorge Axelrod.
ContributionsCondon, Richard., Frankenheimer, John.
The Physical Object
Pagination95 p. ;
Number of Pages95
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Open LibraryOL17719417M

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The Manchurian Candidate was written in (I think) but it could well describe what happens today. The book takes a while to get started, but once it does, it moves quickly. One of the pleasing things about the movie of the same name made in with Frank Sinatra and Lawrence Harvey is that it follows the book quite closely/5().

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