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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, (videorecording)

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, (videorecording)

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
  • por
  • spa
  • mul
  • 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
Music, Malcolm Arnold ; cinematography, Jack Hildyard ; editing, Peter Taylor
Date time place
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1957
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG
Language note
  • English language ; Includes French, Spanish and Portuguese dubbed versions and subtitles in English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Korean and Thai
  • Closed captioned
PerformerNote
William Holden, Alec Guinness, Jack Hawkins, Sessue Hayakawa, James Donald, Ann Sears, Geoffrey Horne
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1918-1981
  • 1908-1991
  • 1914-1978
  • 1914-2000
  • 1910-1973
  • 1889-1973
  • 1917-1993
  • 1933-1992
  • 1912-1994
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Holden, William
  • Lean, David
  • Spiegel, Sam
  • Wilson, Michael
  • Foreman, Carl
  • Guinness, Alec
  • Hawkins, Jack
  • Hayakawa, Sesshū
  • Donald, James
  • Sears, Ann
  • Horne, Geoffrey
  • Boulle, Pierre
  • Columbia Pictures Corporation
  • Columbia TriStar Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
162
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Burma-Siam Railroad
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
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, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on Pont de la rivière Kwaï / Pierre Boulle
  • Includes interactive and animated menus, scene seletions with motion, theatrical trailer, talent files
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm45486804
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD.
Extent
1 videodisc (162 min.)
Isbn
9780767853545
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
WAR 791.43658 BRIDGE ; XX-D ; 1 DVD/1 AW ; CC ; YVS0807MWHCD ; YVS0807MWMBD ; wjm ; [B14MD142, #4, 10@14.99, LAP/JKS]
Other control number
043396052789
Other physical details
sound, color, stereophonic
Publisher number
05278
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o45486804
  • (Sirsi) o45486804
  • (Sirsi)229109
System details
DVD ; region 1 ; NTSC ; Dolby digital 5.1
Video recording format
laserdisc
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, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Based on Pont de la rivière Kwaï / Pierre Boulle
  • Includes interactive and animated menus, scene seletions with motion, theatrical trailer, talent files
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm45486804
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD.
Extent
1 videodisc (162 min.)
Isbn
9780767853545
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
WAR 791.43658 BRIDGE ; XX-D ; 1 DVD/1 AW ; CC ; YVS0807MWHCD ; YVS0807MWMBD ; wjm ; [B14MD142, #4, 10@14.99, LAP/JKS]
Other control number
043396052789
Other physical details
sound, color, stereophonic
Publisher number
05278
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o45486804
  • (Sirsi) o45486804
  • (Sirsi)229109
System details
DVD ; region 1 ; NTSC ; Dolby digital 5.1
Video recording format
laserdisc

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