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The Resource The bridge on the River Kwai, Columbia Pictures Corporation 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 Corporation 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 Corporation presents a Sam Spiegel production ; screenplay by Michael Wilson and Carl Foreman ; produced by Sam Spiegel ; directed by David Lean
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • por
  • spa
  • tha
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • por
  • chi
  • eng
  • fre
  • kor
  • 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
Director of photography, Jack Hildyard ; editing, Peter Taylor ; music, Malcolm Arnold
Language note
English language ; Includes French, Spanish and Portuguese dubbed versions and subtitles in English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Korean and Thai
PerformerNote
William Holden, Jack Hawkins, Alec Guinness, Sessue Hayakawa, James Donald, Ann Sears, Geoffrey Horne
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1914-1978
  • 1908-1991
  • 1918-1981
  • 1914-2000
  • 1910-1973
  • 1889-1973
  • 1917-1993
  • 1933-1992
  • 1912-1994
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Spiegel, Sam
  • Wilson, Michael
  • Foreman, Carl
  • Lean, David
  • Holden, William
  • Guinness, Alec
  • Hawkins, Jack
  • Hayakawa, Sesshū
  • Donald, James
  • Sears, Ann
  • Horne, Geoffrey
  • Boulle, Pierre
  • Columbia Pictures Corporation
Runtime
162
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The bridge on the River Kwai, Columbia Pictures Corporation presents a Sam Spiegel production ; screenplay by Michael Wilson and Carl Foreman ; produced by Sam Spiegel ; directed by David Lean
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by Pierre Boulle
  • Videodisc release of the 1957 motion picture
  • Special features: Talent files ; Theatrical trailer
  • Columbia TriStar Home Video: 05278
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
Control code
45486804
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version
Extent
1 videodisc (162 min.)
Isbn
9780767853545
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396052789
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
05278
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD format
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The bridge on the River Kwai, Columbia Pictures Corporation presents a Sam Spiegel production ; screenplay by Michael Wilson and Carl Foreman ; produced by Sam Spiegel ; directed by David Lean
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by Pierre Boulle
  • Videodisc release of the 1957 motion picture
  • Special features: Talent files ; Theatrical trailer
  • Columbia TriStar Home Video: 05278
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
Control code
45486804
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version
Extent
1 videodisc (162 min.)
Isbn
9780767853545
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396052789
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
05278
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD format
Video recording format
DVD

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