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'Manchurian Candidate' Director John Frankenheimer

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'Manchurian Candidate' Director John Frankenheimer

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'Manchurian Candidate' Director John Frankenheimer

'Manchurian Candidate' Director John Frankenheimer

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The Manchurian Candidate opens this weekend, a remake of Frankenheimer's 1962 thriller of the same name. His other films include, French Connection 2, and The Birdman of Alcatraz. Frankenheimer died in July 2002. His last feature film was Reindeer Games. (Rebroadcast from March 6, 1990.)