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The Bridge on the River Kwai

Author: David LeanPierre BoulleSam SpiegelWilliam HoldenAlec GuinnessAll authors
Publisher: [Burbank, Calif.] : Columbia TriStar Home Video, 1993.
Series: Studio heritage collection.; Columbia classics.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When British P.O.W.s build a vital railway bridge in enemy-occupied Burma, Allied commandos are assigned to destroy it.
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Genre/Form: War films
Feature films
Films for the hearing impaired
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: David Lean; Pierre Boulle; Sam Spiegel; William Holden; Alec Guinness; Jack Hawkins; Sesshū Hayakawa; Columbia Pictures Corporation.; Horizon Pictures.
ISBN: 0800132009 9780800132002 0800181220 9780800181222
OCLC Number: 29305528
Notes: Based on the novel by Pierre Boulle.
Originally released as motion picture in 1957.
Winner of 7 Academy Awards: Best picture (1957), director, actor, screenplay, cinematography, editing, music-scoring.
"Digitally remastered from newly restored film elements. Includes the original theatrical trailer."--Videocassette box.
Hi-fi Dolby surround stereo.
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Rated PG.
Credits: Director of photography, Jack Hildyard ; editor, Peter Taylor ; music, Malcolm Arnold.
Cast: William Holden, Alec Guinness, Jack Hawkins, Sessue Hayakawa, James Donald, Ann Sears, Geoffrey Horne.
Description: 1 videocassette (approximately 162 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Series Title: Studio heritage collection.; Columbia classics.
Other Titles: Bridge on the River Kwai (Motion picture)
Responsibility: Columbia Pictures Corporation ; a Horizons picture ; produced by Sam Spiegel ; screenplay by Michael Wilson, Carl Foreman ; directed by David Lean.

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When British P.O.W.s build a vital railway bridge in enemy-occupied Burma, Allied commandos are assigned to destroy it.

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