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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.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView 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: DVDs
English language films
French language films (Alternate sound track)
Spanish language films (Alternate sound track)
Portuguese language films (Alternate sound track)
War films
Feature films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
French language materials
Spanish language materials
Portuguese language materials
Chinese language materials
Thai language materials
Materiales en español
Korean language materials
Film adaptations
Drama
Teatro
Named Person: Pierre Boulle
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: David Lean; Sam Spiegel; Michael Wilson; Carl Foreman; William Holden; Alec Guinness; Jack Hawkins; Sessh*u Hayakawa; James Donald; Ann Sears; Geoffrey Horne; Pierre Boulle; Columbia Pictures Corporation.; Columbia TriStar Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 0767853547 9780767853545
OCLC Number: 814557671
Language Note: English language; Includes French, Spanish and Portuguese dubbed versions and subtitles in English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Korean and Thai.
Notes: Based on Pont de la rivière Kwaï / Pierre Boulle.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1957.
Widescreen format (aspect ratio 2.55:1).
"Columbia TriStar DVD."
Includes interactive and animated menus, scene selections with motion, theatrical trailer, talent files.
Credits: Music, Malcolm Arnold ; cinematography, Jack Hildyard ; editing, Peter Taylor.
Cast: William Holden, Alec Guinness, Jack Hawkins, Sessue Hayakawa, James Donald, Ann Sears, Geoffrey Horne.
Awards: Academy Awards: Best Picture; Best Screenplay, Carl Foreman (credited as Michael Wilson); Best Director, David Lean; Best Cinematography, Jack Hildyard; Best Score, Malcolm Arnold; Best Actor, Alec Guinness
Description: 1 videodisc (162 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Contents: Disc 1: Feature film (162 min.) --
Disc. 2: Special features.
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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