The bridge on the river Kwai [videorecording] / Colombia Pictures presents a Sam Spiegel production ; screenplay by Michael Wilson and Carl Foreman ; Porduced by Sam psiegel ; directed by David Lean
- Uniform Title:
- Bridge of the River Kwai (Motion Picture)
- Culver City, CA : Colombia Pictures (distributed by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment ), ©2005 (1995, 1985, ©1957)
- Physical Description:
- 1 videodisc (162 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
- Additional Creators:
- Lean, David, 1908-1991, Spiegel, Sam, Wilson, Michael, 1914-1978, Foreman, Carl, Holden, William, 1918-1981, Guinness, Alec, 1914-2000, Hawkins, Jack, 1910-1973, Hayakawa, Sesshū, 1889-1973, Donald, James, 1917-1993, Sears, Ann, 1933-1992, Horne, Geoffrey, Hildyard, Jack, Arnold, Malcolm, Boulle, Pierre, 1912-1994, Columbia Pictures Corporation, and Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
- Language Note:
- English, French, Spanish and Portuguese soundtracks with optional subtitles in English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Korean and Thai.
- 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.
- Based on Pont de la rivière Kwaï / Pierre Boulle.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1957.
WWII 60th anniversary collection box set.
- Creation/Production Credits Note:
- Music, Malcolm Arnold ; cinematography , Jack Hildyard ; editing, Peter Taylor.
- Participant/Performer Note:
- Cast: William Holden, Alec Guinness, Jack Hawkins, Sessue Hayakawa, James Donald, Ann Sears, and introducing Goeffrey Horne.
- Technical Details:
- DVD, region 1, NTSC, Dolby Digital 5.1, widescreen presentation.
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