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The Resource The bridge on the River Kwai, Columbia Pictures presents a Sam Spiegel production ; screenplay by Michael Wilson and Carl Foreman ; produced by Sam Spiegel ; directed by David Lean, (videorecording)

The bridge on the River Kwai, Columbia Pictures presents a Sam Spiegel production ; screenplay by Michael Wilson and Carl Foreman ; produced by Sam Spiegel ; directed by David Lean, (videorecording)

Label
The bridge on the River Kwai
Title
The bridge on the River Kwai
Statement of responsibility
Columbia Pictures presents a Sam Spiegel production ; screenplay by Michael Wilson and Carl Foreman ; produced by Sam Spiegel ; directed by David Lean
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • por
  • chi
  • kor
  • tha
  • eng
Summary
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
Cataloging source
CUY
Characteristic
videorecording
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Bridge on the River Kwai (Motion picture)
Credits note
Music, Malcolm Arnold ; cinematography, Jack Hildyard ; editing, Peter Taylor
Dewey number
791.43
Language note
English, French, Spanish and Portuguese soundtracks with optional subtitles in English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Korean and Thai
PerformerNote
Cast: William Holden, Alec Guinness, Jack Hawkins, Sessue Hayakawa, James Donald, Ann Sears, Geoffrey Horne
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1908-1991
  • 1914-1978
  • 1918-1981
  • 1914-2000
  • 1910-1973
  • 1889-1973
  • 1917-1993
  • 1933-1992
  • 1912-1994
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  • Lean, David
  • Spiegel, Sam
  • Wilson, Michael
  • Foreman, Carl
  • Holden, William
  • Guinness, Alec
  • Hawkins, Jack
  • Hayakawa, Sesshū
  • Donald, James
  • Sears, Ann
  • Horne, Geoffrey
  • Boulle, Pierre
  • Columbia Pictures Corporation
  • Columbia TriStar Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
162
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  • Burma-Siam Railroad
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Burma
Technique
live action
Label
The bridge on the River Kwai, Columbia Pictures presents a Sam Spiegel production ; screenplay by Michael Wilson and Carl Foreman ; produced by Sam Spiegel ; directed by David Lean, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • 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
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
Disc 1: Feature film (162 min.) -- Disc. 2: Special features
Control code
ocm46348285
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Anamorphic widescreen version.
Extent
2 videodiscs (162 min.)
Isbn
9780767858731
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The bridge on the River Kwai, Columbia Pictures presents a Sam Spiegel production ; screenplay by Michael Wilson and Carl Foreman ; produced by Sam Spiegel ; directed by David Lean, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • 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
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
Disc 1: Feature film (162 min.) -- Disc. 2: Special features
Control code
ocm46348285
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Anamorphic widescreen version.
Extent
2 videodiscs (162 min.)
Isbn
9780767858731
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
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