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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
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • 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
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Cinematography, Jack Hildyard ; editing, Peter Taylor ; music, Malcolm Arnold
Dewey number
791.4372
Language note
  • In English (Dolby digital 5.1 or original mono.) with optional French (Dolby digital 5.1) soundrack; optional English and French subtitles
  • Closed captioned
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.B748 2008
PerformerNote
William Holden, Alec Guinness, Jack Hawkins, Sessue Hayakawa, James Donald, Ann Sears, Geoffrey Horne
Runtime
167
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
Note
  • Based on Pont de la rivière Kwaï by Pierre Boulle
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1957
  • Special features include: exclusive documentary--adaptation of Boulle's novel, casting, history of production, score, release, restoration ; original featurette: The rise and fall of a jungle giant ; USC short film introduced by William Holden; an appreciation by filmmaker John Milius; photo gallery
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
20171886
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Collector's ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (approximately 167 min.)
Isbn
9781435912335
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396256217
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
25621
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)232338012
System details
DVD, region 1; Dolby digital 5.1, mono.; 2.55:1 anamorphic widescreen presentation; remastered in high definition
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.
Publication
Note
  • Based on Pont de la rivière Kwaï by Pierre Boulle
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1957
  • Special features include: exclusive documentary--adaptation of Boulle's novel, casting, history of production, score, release, restoration ; original featurette: The rise and fall of a jungle giant ; USC short film introduced by William Holden; an appreciation by filmmaker John Milius; photo gallery
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
20171886
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Collector's ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (approximately 167 min.)
Isbn
9781435912335
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396256217
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
25621
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)232338012
System details
DVD, region 1; Dolby digital 5.1, mono.; 2.55:1 anamorphic widescreen presentation; remastered in high definition
Video recording format
DVD

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