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TITLE: Bridge on the river Kwai. [videorecording].
PUBLISHED: Colombia Pictures Corporation ; 1952.
DESCRIPTION: 1 video cassette : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
NOTES: Directed by David Lean; screenwriter, Carl Foreman; script written by Michael Wilson; produced by Robert A. Harris, Sam Spiegel, David Lean.
NOTES: Peter O'Toole, Alec Guinness, Anthony Quinn, William Holden, Jack Hawkins.
NOTES: The film is an outstanding, psychologically complex adaptation of Pierre Boulle's 1952 novel, a classic story of English POWs in Burma forced to build a bridge to aid the war effort of their Japanese captors. British and American intelligence officers conspire to blow up the structure, but Col. Nicholson (a fabulous Alec Guinness), the commander who supervised the bridge's construction, has acquired a sense of pride in his creation and tries to foil their plans.
NOTES: English.
NOTES: The film garnered seven Academy awards, including best picture and best actor (Guinness)
ADDED ENTRY: O'Toole, Peter, 1932-
ADDED ENTRY: Guinness, Alec, 1914-
ADDED ENTRY: Quinn, Anthony, 1916-
ADDED ENTRY: Holden, William.
ADDED ENTRY: Hawkins, Jack.
ADDED ENTRY: Lean, David.
ADDED ENTRY: Harris, Robert A.
ADDED ENTRY: Spiegel, Sam.
ADDED ENTRY: Colombia Pictures Corporation.

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