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The Resource The bridge on the River Kwai, a Horizon picture ; released through Columbia Pictures Corporation, (DVD)

The bridge on the River Kwai, a Horizon picture ; released through Columbia Pictures Corporation, (DVD)

Label
The bridge on the River Kwai
Title
The bridge on the River Kwai
Statement of responsibility
a Horizon picture ; released through Columbia Pictures Corporation
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
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
Producer, Sam Spiegel ; director, David Lean ; screenplay, Pierre Boulle
Intended audience
Rated PG
Language note
  • Closed-captioned
  • Includes French, Spanish and Portuguese language tracks and subtitles in English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Korean and Thai
PerformerNote
William Holden, Alec Guinness, Jack Hawkins, Sessue Hayakawa, James Donald, Ann Sears, Geoffrey Horne
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1918-
  • 1914-
  • 1910-1973
  • 1889-1973
  • 1908-
  • 1912-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Holden, William
  • Guinness, Alec
  • Hawkins, Jack
  • Hayakawa, Sesshū
  • Lean, David
  • Boulle, Pierre
  • Horizon Films
  • Columbia Pictures Corporation
  • Columbia TriStar Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
162
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Burma-Siam Railroad
  • Film adaptations
  • War films
  • Videodiscs for the hearing impaired
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The bridge on the River Kwai, a Horizon picture ; released through Columbia Pictures Corporation, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Videodisc release of the 1957 motion picture
  • Based on the novel by Pierre Boulle
  • Academy Award - Alec Guinness for best actor; David Lean for best director; Best picture, 1957
  • Special features: Talent files ; Theatricl trailers
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm45486804
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (162 min.)
Isbn
9780767853545
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
05278
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) ACX-2184
System details
DVD
Video recording format
laserdisc
Label
The bridge on the River Kwai, a Horizon picture ; released through Columbia Pictures Corporation, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Videodisc release of the 1957 motion picture
  • Based on the novel by Pierre Boulle
  • Academy Award - Alec Guinness for best actor; David Lean for best director; Best picture, 1957
  • Special features: Talent files ; Theatricl trailers
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm45486804
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (162 min.)
Isbn
9780767853545
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
05278
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) ACX-2184
System details
DVD
Video recording format
laserdisc

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