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The Resource The Bridge on the River Kwai, Columbia Pictures ; produced by Sam Spiegel ; written by Carl Foreman ; directed by David Lean. --, (videorecording)

The Bridge on the River Kwai, Columbia Pictures ; produced by Sam Spiegel ; written by Carl Foreman ; directed by David Lean. --, (videorecording)

Label
The Bridge on the River Kwai
Title
The Bridge on the River Kwai
Statement of responsibility
Columbia Pictures ; produced by Sam Spiegel ; written by Carl Foreman ; directed by David Lean. --
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • por
  • mul
  • eng
Summary
British soldiers are forced by the Japanese to build a strategic railroad bridge. Meanwhile, the British High Command has instructed a commando team to destroy the bridge
Awards note
Winner of seven 1957 Academy Awards, including: Best Picture, Best Actor, Alec Guinness, and Best Director, David Lean
Cataloging source
OSTC
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Music by Malcolm Arnold, photography by Jack Hildyard
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Canadian Home Video Rating: PG
Language note
  • Includes audio tracks in English, French, Spanish and Portuguese with subtitles in English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Korean and Thai
  • Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
PerformerNote
William Holden, Alec Guinness, Jack Hawkins, Sessue Hayakawa, James Donald
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1908-1991
  • 1912-1994
  • 1918-1981
  • 1914-2000
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Lean, David
  • Foreman, Carl
  • Arnold, Malcolm
  • Hildyard, Jack
  • Boulle, Pierre
  • Holden, William
  • Guinness, Alec
  • Hayakawa, Sessue
  • Columbia TriStar Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
162
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • War films
  • Feature films
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The Bridge on the River Kwai, Columbia Pictures ; produced by Sam Spiegel ; written by Carl Foreman ; directed by David Lean. --, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1957
  • Based on the novel by Pierre Boulle
  • For specific added features see container or interactive features menu while viewing disc
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 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
  • lbi90069437
  • 549680
System details
DVD ; Dolby Digital sound (5.1, surround) ; widescreen (2.55:1) presentation ; interactive chapter index and other interactive features
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The Bridge on the River Kwai, Columbia Pictures ; produced by Sam Spiegel ; written by Carl Foreman ; directed by David Lean. --, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1957
  • Based on the novel by Pierre Boulle
  • For specific added features see container or interactive features menu while viewing disc
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 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
  • lbi90069437
  • 549680
System details
DVD ; Dolby Digital sound (5.1, surround) ; widescreen (2.55:1) presentation ; interactive chapter index and other interactive features
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD

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