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The Resource The bridge on the River Kwai, Colubmia Pictures ; written by Michael Wilson and Carl Foreman ; produced by Sam Spiegel ; directed by David Lean, (videorecording)

The bridge on the River Kwai, Colubmia Pictures ; written 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
Colubmia Pictures ; written by Michael Wilson and Carl Foreman ; produced by Sam Spiegel ; directed by David Lean
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Director
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • por
  • chi
  • kor
  • tha
  • 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
Related
Cataloging source
JED
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Bridge on the River Kwai (Motion picture)
Intended audience
Rated PG
Language note
Includes French, Spanish and Portuguese dubbed versions 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
  • 1918-1981
  • 1914-2000
  • 1910-1973
  • 1889-1973
  • 1917-1993
  • 1933-1992
  • 1908-1991
  • 1914-1978
  • 1912-1994
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Holden, William
  • Guinness, Alec
  • Hawkins, Jack
  • Hayakawa, Sesshū
  • Donald, James
  • Sears, Ann
  • Horne, Geoffrey
  • Lean, David
  • Wilson, Michael
  • Foreman, Carl
  • Boulle, Pierre
  • Columbia Pictures Corporation
Runtime
165
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Burma-Siam Railroad
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Feature films
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
  • DVD-Video discs
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The bridge on the River Kwai, Colubmia Pictures ; written by Michael Wilson and Carl Foreman ; produced by Sam Spiegel ; directed by David Lean, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by Pierre Boulle
  • Originally produced as motion picture in 1957
  • Widescreen
  • Disc two contains a documentary, a featurette, trailers, etc
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
  • stereophonic
  • quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • unknown
  • other
Extent
2 videodiscs (165 min.)
Isbn
9780767858731
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
4339605747
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
05747
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocm45416697
  • 1087275
  • 1087275
System details
DVD, Dolby surround
Video recording format
  • DVD
  • laserdisc
Label
The bridge on the River Kwai, Colubmia Pictures ; written by Michael Wilson and Carl Foreman ; produced by Sam Spiegel ; directed by David Lean, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by Pierre Boulle
  • Originally produced as motion picture in 1957
  • Widescreen
  • Disc two contains a documentary, a featurette, trailers, etc
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
  • stereophonic
  • quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • unknown
  • other
Extent
2 videodiscs (165 min.)
Isbn
9780767858731
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
4339605747
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
05747
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocm45416697
  • 1087275
  • 1087275
System details
DVD, Dolby surround
Video recording format
  • DVD
  • laserdisc

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