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

The bridge on the River Kwai, Columbia Pictures ; screenplay by Carl Foreman and Michael Wilson ; 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 ; screenplay by Carl Foreman and Michael Wilson ; produced by Sam Spiegel ; directed by David Lean
Contributor
Actor
Director
Producer
Screenwriter
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.
  • CHV rating: PG
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
  • 1914-2000
  • 1918-1981
  • 1910-1973
  • 1889-1973
  • 1914-1978
  • 1908-1991
  • 1912-1994
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Guinness, Alec
  • Holden, William
  • 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
  • Prisoneros de guerra
  • Guerra Mundial 11, 1939-1945
  • World War (1939-1945)
  • Forced labor
  • Prisoners of war
  • Prisoners of war
  • Great Britain
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
Link
http://midwesttapes.com/images/movies/000/000/000/011/032/000000000011032449.jpg
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
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
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn732357872
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (161 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396382794
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 37969
  • 38279
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
Link
http://midwesttapes.com/images/movies/000/000/000/011/032/000000000011032449.jpg
Publication
Copyright
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
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn732357872
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (161 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396382794
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 37969
  • 38279
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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