The bridge on the River Kwai


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Physical Desc
1 videodisc (161 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.


General Note
Title from contaner.
General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1957.
General Note
Based on the novel by Pierre Boulle.
General Note
Special 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.
Creation/Production Credits
Writers, Michael Wilson and Carl Foreman ; producer, Sam Spiegel ; director, David Lean.
William Holden, Alec Guinness, Jack Hawkins, Sessue Hayakawa, James Donald, Ann Sears, Geoffrey Horne.
British POWs are forced to build a railway bridge for their WWII Japanese captors, unaware of an Allied mission to blow it up.
Target Audience
MPAA Rating: PG.
System Details
Blu-ray; DTS-HD Master Audio, Dolby Digital 5.1; 1080p high definition; requires blu-ray player.
Includes English, dubbed French, dubbed Portuguese, and dubbed Spanish soundtracks, with optional subtitles in English (SDH), French, Portuguese, Spanish, Chinese, Korean or Thai.
National Film Registry.
Winner of 7 Academy Aeards in 1957, including Best Picture.


APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Lean, D., Guinness, A., Holden, W., Hawkins, J., Hayakawa, S., Foreman, C., Wilson, M., Spiegel, S., & Boulle, P. The bridge on the River Kwai (Blu-ray ; Widescreen.).

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

David Lean et al.. The Bridge On the River Kwai. .

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

David Lean et al.. The Bridge On the River Kwai .

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Lean, David, et al. The Bridge On the River Kwai Blu-ray ; Widescreen.,

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