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The Resource The bridge on the River Kwai, Columbia Pictures ; written by Michael Wilson and Carl Foreman ; produced by Sam Spiegel ; directed by David Lean, (DVD)

The bridge on the River Kwai, Columbia Pictures ; written 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 ; written by Michael Wilson and Carl Foreman ; produced by Sam Spiegel ; directed by David Lean
Contributor
Screenwriter
Director
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
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
Intended audience
Rated PG
Language note
Includes French, Spanish and Portuguese dubbed versions and subtitles in English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Korean and Thai
PerformerNote
William Holden, Alec Guinness, Jack Hawkins, Sessue Hayakawa, James Donald, Ann Sears, Geoffrey Horne
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1918-1981
  • 1914-
  • 1910-1973
  • 1889-1973
  • 1917-
  • 1914-
  • 1908-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Holden, William
  • Guinness, Alec
  • Hawkins, Jack
  • Hayakawa, Sesshū
  • Donald, James
  • Sears, Ann
  • Horne, Geoffrey
  • Wilson, Michael
  • Foreman, Carl
  • Spiegel, Sam
  • Lean, David
  • Columbia Pictures Corporation
  • Columbia TriStar Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
162
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Burma-Siam Railroad.
  • War films
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The bridge on the River Kwai, Columbia Pictures ; written by Michael Wilson and Carl Foreman ; produced by Sam Spiegel ; directed by David Lean, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by Pierre Boulle
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1957
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm45486804
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen
Extent
1 videodisc (162 min.)
Isbn
9780767853545
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
05747
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) AEX-3155
System details
DVD, Dolby surround
Video recording format
laserdisc
Label
The bridge on the River Kwai, Columbia Pictures ; written by Michael Wilson and Carl Foreman ; produced by Sam Spiegel ; directed by David Lean, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by Pierre Boulle
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1957
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm45486804
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen
Extent
1 videodisc (162 min.)
Isbn
9780767853545
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
05747
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) AEX-3155
System details
DVD, Dolby surround
Video recording format
laserdisc

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