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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 ; produced by Sam Spiegel ; directed by David Lean, (videorecording)

The bridge on the River Kwai, Columbia Pictures presents a Sam Spiegel production ; screenplay by Michael Wilson and Carl Foreman ; produced by Sam Spiegel ; 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 a Sam Spiegel production ; screenplay by Michael Wilson and Carl Foreman ; produced by Sam Spiegel ; directed by David Lean
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • por
  • mul
  • 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
Credits note
Music, Malcolm Arnold ; cinematography, Jack Hildyard ; editing, Peter Taylor
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
  • Closed capioned for the hearing impaired
PerformerNote
William Holden, Alec Guinness, Jack Hawkins, Sessue Hayakawa, James Donald, Ann Sears, Geoffrey Horne
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1908-1991
  • 1914-1978
  • 1918-1981
  • 1914-2000
  • 1910-1973
  • 1889-1973
  • 1917-1993
  • 1912-1994
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Lean, David
  • Spiegel, Sam
  • Wilson, Michael
  • Foreman, Carl
  • Holden, William
  • Guinness, Alec
  • Hawkins, Jack
  • Hayakawa, Sesshū
  • Donald, James
  • Sears, Ann
  • Horne, Geoffrey
  • Boulle, Pierre
  • Columbia Pictures Corporation
  • Columbia TriStar Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
162
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Boulle, Pierre
  • Boulle, Pierre
  • Burma-Siam Railroad
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • War films
  • Feature films
  • Films for the hearing impaired
  • DVDs
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 ; produced by Sam Spiegel ; directed by David Lean, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on Pont de la rivière Kwaï / Pierre Boulle
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1957
  • Includes interactive and animated menus, scene seletions with motion, theatrical trailer, talent files
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
ocm45486804
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen format aspect ratio 2.55:1.
Extent
1 videodisc [162 min.]
Governing access note
For private home use only
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
  • 402928
  • (Sirsi) o45486804
System details
DVD
Video recording format
laserdisc
Label
The bridge on the River Kwai, Columbia Pictures presents a Sam Spiegel production ; screenplay by Michael Wilson and Carl Foreman ; produced by Sam Spiegel ; directed by David Lean, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Based on Pont de la rivière Kwaï / Pierre Boulle
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1957
  • Includes interactive and animated menus, scene seletions with motion, theatrical trailer, talent files
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
ocm45486804
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen format aspect ratio 2.55:1.
Extent
1 videodisc [162 min.]
Governing access note
For private home use only
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
  • 402928
  • (Sirsi) o45486804
System details
DVD
Video recording format
laserdisc

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