Event — New-York Historical Society

Film: “The Manchurian Candidate” (1962)

Where: The Robert H. Smith Auditorium at the New-York Historical Society

170 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024

When: Friday, March 18, 2016, 7:00 pm

Bernard and Irene Schwartz Classic Film Series

Featuring: Ron Simon

Justice in Film

Details: Join us for the New-York Historical Society’s film series, featuring opening remarks by notable directors, writers, actors, and historians. This series explores how film has tackled social conflict, morality, and the perennial struggles between right and wrong that are waged from the highest levels of government to the smallest local communities.

“The Manchurian Candidate” (1962)

In this classic thriller, a former Korean War captain has recurring nightmares that suggest his former platoon member may be involved in a communist conspiracy. Directed by John Frankenheimer. Starring Frank Sinatra, Laurence Harvey, Janet Leigh. 126 min.

Remarks: Ron Simon is Curator of Television and Radio at the Paley Center for Media and an adjunct associate professor at Columbia University, New York University, and Hunter College, where he teaches courses on the history of media.

Cost: Included with Museum Admission

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