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Manchurian candidate

John Lahr

Manchurian candidate

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by John Lahr

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Published by Dramatists Play Service in New York (440 Park Ave. South, New York 10016) .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby John Lahr ; from the novel by Richard Condon.
ContributionsCondon, Richard.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3562.A32 M36 1993
The Physical Object
Pagination98 p. :
Number of Pages98
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1517926M
LC Control Number93203620


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“The Manchurian Candidate” was directed by John Frankenheimer, who became close to the Kennedy brothers. Frankenheimer had been contacted by John Kennedy and was encouraged by Kennedy to turn the book “Seven Days In May” -(about a military coup plot against an American President) – into a movie.

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