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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

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

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
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • por
  • 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
Related
Member of
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
Intended audience
Rated PG
Language note
English (5.1 Dolby digital), French, Spanish and Portuguese (2-channel Dolby) languages; optional subtitles in English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Korean and Thai; closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
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
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
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Anamorphic widescreen (2.55:1); Dolby digital; Region 1 encoding; PC Friendly
  • 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; theatrical trailers; talent files
  • DVD-ROM components: trivia sabotage, "Experience building the bridge"; maps and military strategy; screensavers from original movie art
  • Collective inserts: insert features text of original 1957 souvenir book
  • Based on Pont de la rivière Kwaï / Pierre Boulle
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1957
  • "Winner of 7 Academy Awards including 1957 Best Picture"--Container
Accompanying material
souvenir book
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1: feature presentation and isolated music score -- Disc 2: special features
Control code
483925
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Exclusive limited edition.
Extent
2 videodiscs (162 min.)
Isbn
9780767858731
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396057470
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
05747
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780767858731
  • (Sirsi) ADO-0306
System details
  • DVD ; DVD-ROM
  • Requires a DVD-ROM drive on your PC with Windows 95 or higher to access the DVD-ROM features. The DVD-ROM features will not work in a CD-ROM drive and may not work on a Macintosh computer
Video recording format
laserdisc
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
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Anamorphic widescreen (2.55:1); Dolby digital; Region 1 encoding; PC Friendly
  • 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; theatrical trailers; talent files
  • DVD-ROM components: trivia sabotage, "Experience building the bridge"; maps and military strategy; screensavers from original movie art
  • Collective inserts: insert features text of original 1957 souvenir book
  • Based on Pont de la rivière Kwaï / Pierre Boulle
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1957
  • "Winner of 7 Academy Awards including 1957 Best Picture"--Container
Accompanying material
souvenir book
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1: feature presentation and isolated music score -- Disc 2: special features
Control code
483925
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Exclusive limited edition.
Extent
2 videodiscs (162 min.)
Isbn
9780767858731
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396057470
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
05747
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780767858731
  • (Sirsi) ADO-0306
System details
  • DVD ; DVD-ROM
  • Requires a DVD-ROM drive on your PC with Windows 95 or higher to access the DVD-ROM features. The DVD-ROM features will not work in a CD-ROM drive and may not work on a Macintosh computer
Video recording format
laserdisc

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