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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, (DVD)

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, (DVD)

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
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • engfrespapor
  • mul
  • 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
SMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Music, Malcolm Arnold ; cinematography, Jack Hildyard ; editing, Peter Taylor
Dewey number
791.4372
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG
Language note
English language ; Includes French, Spanish and Portuguese dubbed versions and subtitles in English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Korean and Thai
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.B75 2000
PerformerNote
William Holden, Alec Guinness, Jack Hawkins, Sessue Hayakawa, James Donald, Ann Sears, Geoffrey Horne
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1908-
  • 1914-
  • 1918-1981
  • 1914-
  • 1910-1973
  • 1889-1973
  • 1917-
  • 1912-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • 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
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Boulle, Pierre
  • Burma-Siam Railroad
  • Wide-screen DVDs
  • DVDs, Spanish
  • DVDs, French
  • DVDs, Thai
  • DVDs, Portuguese
  • DVDs, Chinese
  • DVDs, Korean
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • War films
  • Feature films
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Target audience
general
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, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • 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 seletions with motion, theatrical trailer, talent files
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (162 min.)
Isbn
9780767853545
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396052789
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
05278
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm45486804
  • 718150
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, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • 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 seletions with motion, theatrical trailer, talent files
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (162 min.)
Isbn
9780767853545
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396052789
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
05278
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm45486804
  • 718150
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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