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The Resource The bridge on the river Kwai, Columbia Pictures presents ; produced by Sam Spiegel ; screenplay by Carl Foreman and Michael Wilson ; directed by David Lean, (videorecording)

The bridge on the river Kwai, Columbia Pictures presents ; produced by Sam Spiegel ; screenplay by Carl Foreman and Michael Wilson ; 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 ; produced by Sam Spiegel ; screenplay by Carl Foreman and Michael Wilson ; directed by David Lean
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • fre
  • spa
  • por
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • por
  • eng
  • kor
  • chi
  • tha
  • 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
Canadian home video rating: PG
Language note
In English with French, Spanish or Portuguese dialogue; English, Korean, Chinese, Thai, French, Spanish or Portuguese subtitles; subtitled for the hearing impaired
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.B75 2010
PerformerNote
William Holden, Alec Guinness, Jack Hawkins, Sessue Hayakawa, James Donald, Ann Sears, Geoffrey Horne
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1908-1991
  • 1918-1981
  • 1914-2000
  • 1910-1973
  • 1889-1973
  • 1917-1993
  • 1933-1992
  • 1912-1994
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Lean, David
  • Holden, William
  • Guinness, Alec
  • Hawkins, Jack
  • Hayakawa, Sesshū
  • Donald, James
  • Sears, Ann
  • Horne, Geoffrey
  • Boulle, Pierre
Runtime
161
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
World War, 1939-1945
Technique
live action
Label
The bridge on the river Kwai, Columbia Pictures presents ; produced by Sam Spiegel ; screenplay by Carl Foreman and Michael Wilson ; directed by David Lean, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Videodisc release of the 1957 motion picture
  • Based on the novel by Pierre Boulle
  • Special features: William Holden and Alec Guinness on the Steve Allen Show; newly discovered archival audio of William Holden narrating the movie premiere; Crossing the bridge: picture-in-graphics track
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Collector's ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 161 min.)
Isbn
9781424821044
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 043396154353
  • 043396170308
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
15435
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn663906306
  • (OCoLC)663906306
System details
Blu-ray disc, region A,B,C; widescreen (2.55:1); 5.1 DTS-HD MA
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc
Label
The bridge on the river Kwai, Columbia Pictures presents ; produced by Sam Spiegel ; screenplay by Carl Foreman and Michael Wilson ; directed by David Lean, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Videodisc release of the 1957 motion picture
  • Based on the novel by Pierre Boulle
  • Special features: William Holden and Alec Guinness on the Steve Allen Show; newly discovered archival audio of William Holden narrating the movie premiere; Crossing the bridge: picture-in-graphics track
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Collector's ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 161 min.)
Isbn
9781424821044
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 043396154353
  • 043396170308
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
15435
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn663906306
  • (OCoLC)663906306
System details
Blu-ray disc, region A,B,C; widescreen (2.55:1); 5.1 DTS-HD MA
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc

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