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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 ; a Horizon Picture ; produced by Sam Spiegel ; directed by David Lean

The Bridge on the River Kwai, Columbia Pictures presents a Sam Spiegel production ; screenplay by Michael Wilson and Carl Foreman ; a Horizon Picture ; 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 presents a Sam Spiegel production ; screenplay by Michael Wilson and Carl Foreman ; a Horizon Picture ; produced by Sam Spiegel ; directed by David Lean
Contributor
Actor
Director of photography
Editor of moving image work
Film director
Film producer
Production company
Publisher
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • por
  • spa
  • tha
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • por
  • chi
  • eng
  • fre
  • kor
  • 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
http://bibfra.me/vocab/relation/composerexpression
TVwSPD38L5k
Credits note
Editor, Peter Taylor ; cinematography, Jack Hildyard ; music, Malcolm Arnold
Dewey number
791.43/72
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
PerformerNote
William Holden, Jack Hawkins, Alec Guinness, Sessue Hayakawa, James Donald, Ann Sears, Geoffrey Horne
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1914-1978
  • 1908-1991
  • 1918-1981
  • 1914-2000
  • 1910-1973
  • 1889-1973
  • 1917-1993
  • 1933-1992
  • 1922-1997
  • 1912-1994
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Spiegel, Sam
  • Wilson, Michael
  • Foreman, Carl
  • Lean, David
  • Holden, William
  • Guinness, Alec
  • Hawkins, Jack
  • Hayakawa, Sesshū
  • Donald, James
  • Sears, Ann
  • Horne, Geoffrey
  • Hildyard, Jack
  • Taylor, Peter
  • Arnold, Malcolm
  • Boulle, Pierre
  • Columbia Pictures Corporation
  • Horizon Pictures (G.B.)
  • Columbia TriStar Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
162
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Boulle, Pierre
  • Burma-Siam Railroad
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Burma
  • Thailand
  • Guerra Mundial II, 1939-1945
  • Guerra Mundial II, 1939-1945
  • Burma-Siam Railroad
  • 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 ; a Horizon Picture ; produced by Sam Spiegel ; directed by David Lean
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1957
  • Based on Le pont de la rivière Kwaï / Pierre Boulle
  • "Columbia TriStar DVD."
  • Includes interactive and animated menus, scene selections with motion, theatrical trailer, talent files
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
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
Extent
1 videodisc (162 min.)
Isbn
9780767853545
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396052789
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
05278
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)45486804
System details
DVD, widescreen (2.55:1) presentation; 5.1 Dolby digital; 2-channel Dolby surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The Bridge on the River Kwai, Columbia Pictures presents a Sam Spiegel production ; screenplay by Michael Wilson and Carl Foreman ; a Horizon Picture ; produced by Sam Spiegel ; directed by David Lean
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1957
  • Based on Le pont de la rivière Kwaï / Pierre Boulle
  • "Columbia TriStar DVD."
  • Includes interactive and animated menus, scene selections with motion, theatrical trailer, talent files
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
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
Extent
1 videodisc (162 min.)
Isbn
9780767853545
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396052789
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
05278
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)45486804
System details
DVD, widescreen (2.55:1) presentation; 5.1 Dolby digital; 2-channel Dolby surround
Video recording format
DVD

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