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Can a person be hypnotized and commanded to do things against his moral nature? The question long debated by experts, is one being asked by Major Bennett Marco (Frank Sinatra) when he looks up his former commanding officer Raymond Shaw (Laurence Harvey) and tries to piece together some repressed war memories.

MPAA Rating PG-13
Theatrical Release October 24, 1962
Director John Frankenheimer
Cast Frank Sinatra, Laurence Harvey, Angela Lansbury
Run Time 126
1962 MGM/UA Home Entertainment/ Criterion

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