The Resource The Bridge on the River Kwai, Columbia Pictures ; screenplay by Carl Foreman and Michael Wilson ; produced by Sam Spiegel ; directed by David Lean, (blu-ray)

The Bridge on the River Kwai, Columbia Pictures ; screenplay by Carl Foreman and Michael Wilson ; produced by Sam Spiegel ; directed by David Lean, (blu-ray)

Label
The Bridge on the River Kwai
Title
The Bridge on the River Kwai
Statement of responsibility
Columbia Pictures ; screenplay by Carl Foreman and Michael Wilson ; produced by Sam Spiegel ; directed by David Lean
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • kor
  • tha
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • por
  • spa
  • fre
  • por
  • spa
  • chi
  • eng
Summary
British POWs are forced to build a railway bridge for their WWII Japanese captors, unaware of an Allied mission to blow it up
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA Rating: PG, for mile war violence
Language note
English, French, Portuguese or Spanish dialogue; French, Portuguese, Spanish, Chinese, Korean or Thai subtitles. Subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.B75 2011
PerformerNote
Alec Guinness, William Holden, Jack Hawkins, Sessue Hayakawa
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1918-1981
  • 1914-2000
  • 1910-1973
  • 1889-1973
  • 1914-1978
  • 1908-1991
  • 1912-1994
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Holden, William
  • Guinness, Alec
  • Hawkins, Jack
  • Hayakawa, Sesshū
  • Foreman, Carl
  • Wilson, Michael
  • Spiegel, Sam
  • Lean, David
  • Boulle, Pierre
  • Columbia Pictures Corporation
  • Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
161
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Prisoners of war
  • Prisoners of war
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The Bridge on the River Kwai, Columbia Pictures ; screenplay by Carl Foreman and Michael Wilson ; produced by Sam Spiegel ; directed by David Lean, (blu-ray)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by Pierre Boulle
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1957
  • Bonus features: William Holden and Alec Guinness on "The Steve Allen Show"; archival audio of William Holden narrating the premiere; "Crossing the bridge" picture-in-graphs track and more
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocn732357872
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Blu-ray.
Extent
1 videodisc (161 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
WAR 791.43658 BRIDGE ; XX-BR ; 1BLU-RAY/1AW ; CC ; [B14MB001, #2, 4@19.99, LAP/DDG ]
Other control number
043396379695
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
37969
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)732357872
System details
Blu-ray; all regions; DTS-HD Master Audio, Dolby Digital 5.1; 1080p high definition, widescreen
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc
Label
The Bridge on the River Kwai, Columbia Pictures ; screenplay by Carl Foreman and Michael Wilson ; produced by Sam Spiegel ; directed by David Lean, (blu-ray)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by Pierre Boulle
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1957
  • Bonus features: William Holden and Alec Guinness on "The Steve Allen Show"; archival audio of William Holden narrating the premiere; "Crossing the bridge" picture-in-graphs track and more
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocn732357872
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Blu-ray.
Extent
1 videodisc (161 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
WAR 791.43658 BRIDGE ; XX-BR ; 1BLU-RAY/1AW ; CC ; [B14MB001, #2, 4@19.99, LAP/DDG ]
Other control number
043396379695
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
37969
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)732357872
System details
Blu-ray; all regions; DTS-HD Master Audio, Dolby Digital 5.1; 1080p high definition, widescreen
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc

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