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The Manchurian Candidate (1962)

Cast
Frank Sinatra, Laurence Harvey, Janet Leigh, Angela Lansbury, Henry Silva, James Gregory, Leslie Parrish, John McGiver
Released
1962
Ivan Pavlov | Sigmund Freud
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Major Ben experiences recurring nightmares. (0:11)

Psychologist Dr. Yen Lo explains to his comrades, referring to the American soldiers, "I have conditioned them, or brainwashed them, which I understand is the new American word, to believe that they are waiting out a storm in the lobby of a small hotel in New Jersey where a meeting of the ladies' garden club is in progress. You will notice that I have told them they may smoke. I've allowed my people to have a little fun in the selection of bizarre tobacco substitutes!"
"I am sure you've all heard the old wive's tale that no hypnotised subject may be forced to do that which is repellent to his moral nature, whatever that may be. Nonsense, of course! Oh, you note-takers might set down a reminder to consult Brenman's paper, "Experiments in the Hypnotic Production of Antisocial and Self-Injurious Behaviour", or Wells' paper which was titled, I believe, "Experiments in the Hypnotic Production of Crime". Or, of course, Andrew Salter's remarkable book, "Conditioned Reflex Therapy..."(0:13)

The Army psychiatrist tells Ben, "As the consulting psychiatrist, I'd like to hear your personal feelings about Shaw." (0:18) Corporal Allen experiences recurring nightmares. (0:24)

Yen Lo identifies himself to agent Zilkov as from the "Pavlov Institute." He explains that the building is "actually a rest-home for wealthy alcoholics." (0:30)

Zilkov: "It's been, after all, two years since the conditioning took place." (0:34)

Ben explains to Colonel Milt, "For instance, when the psychiatrist asked me how I felt about Raymond Shaw..." (0:40)

An agent explains to the group that he has included in his presentation pictures of "... pastoral psychiatrists..." (1:00)

His future wife Jocelyn explains to soldier Raymond, "I know that sounds terribly Freudian, but in this case, I don't think it is."
"I mean, I think he's just uncomplicatedly afraid of snakes." (1:07)

Jocelyn's father, Senator Jordan, asks Raymond, "You are not by any chance a mute, are you?"
Raymond explains that his father-in-law "stays there sometimes, sir, when he gets too drunk..." (1:08)

The psychiatrist suggests to Ben, "Based on Raymond's psychiatric pattern, I think we can safely eliminate Jacks and kings." (1:18)

His mother Eleanor tells Raymond, "Go and get yourself a drink or a tranquilizer or something." (1:23)

We were worked on for three days by a team of specialists from the Pavlov Institute in Moscow. They developed a technique for descent into the unconscious mind, part light-induced, part drug. (1:43)

Eleanor tells Raymond how her opponents were, "Rallying a nation of television viewers into hysteria," (1:51)

Raymond shoots himself with his rifle. (2:04)