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The bridge on the River Kwai

Author: David LeanSam SpiegelMichael WilsonCarl ForemanWilliam HoldenAll authors
Publisher: Culver City, Calif. : Columbia TriStar Home Video, 2000.
Series: Academy Award winners.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : Anamorphic widescreen versionView all editions and formats
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British soldiers captured by the Japanese during World War II are forced to construct a strategic railroad bridge which a commando team is instructed by the British High Command to destroy.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
War films
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: David Lean; Sam Spiegel; Michael Wilson; Carl Foreman; William Holden; Alec Guinness; Jack Hawkins; Sesshū Hayakawa; James Donald; Ann Sears; Geoffrey Horne; Pierre Boulle; Columbia Pictures Corporation.; Columbia TriStar Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 0767858735 9780767858731
OCLC Number: 46348285
Language Note: English, French, Spanish and Portuguese soundtracks with optional subtitles in English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Korean and Thai. Closed-captioned.
Notes: Special features (Disc 2): Exclusive documentary: Adaptation of Boulle's novel, casting, history of production, score, release, restoration and more; original featurette: Rise and fall of a jungle giant; USC short film introduced by William Holden; an appreciation by filmmaker John Milius; photo gallery; interactive and animated menus; scene selections with motion; theatrical trailer; talent files.
Based on Pont de la rivière Kwaï / Pierre Boulle.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1957.
Credits: Music, Malcolm Arnold ; cinematography, Jack Hildyard ; editing, Peter Taylor.
Performer(s): Cast: William Holden, Alec Guinness, Jack Hawkins, Sessue Hayakawa, James Donald, Ann Sears, Geoffrey Horne.
Awards: Academy Award for Best Picture, 1957.
Description: 2 videodiscs (162 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; NTSC; Region 1; Dolby Digital.
Contents: Disc 1: Feature film (162 min.) --
Disc. 2: Special features.
Series Title: Academy Award winners.
Other Titles: Bridge on the River Kwai (Motion picture)
Responsibility: Columbia Pictures presents a Sam Spiegel production ; screenplay by Michael Wilson and Carl Foreman ; produced by Sam Spiegel ; directed by David Lean.
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British soldiers captured by the Japanese during World War II are forced to construct a strategic railroad bridge which a commando team is instructed by the British High Command to destroy.

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