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

The bridge on the River Kwai, produced by Sam Spiegel ; screenplay by Michael Wilson, Carl Foreman ; directed by David Lean, (videorecording)

Label
The bridge on the River Kwai
Title
The bridge on the River Kwai
Statement of responsibility
produced by Sam Spiegel ; screenplay by Michael Wilson, Carl Foreman ; directed by David Lean
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • por
  • spa
  • mul
  • eng
Summary
British soldiers are forced by the Japanese to build a strategic railroad bridge, while the British High Command has instructed a commando team to destroy it
Cataloging source
NjBwBT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Bridge on the River Kwai (Motion picture)
Credits note
Director of photography, Jack Hildyard ; editor, Peter Taylor ; music, Malcolm Arnold
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG
Language note
  • In English, French, Portugues and Spanish with optional Chinese, English, French, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish or Thai subtitles
  • Closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.B753 2011
PerformerNote
William Holden, Alec Guinness, Jack Hawkins, Sessue Hayakawa, James Donald
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1908-1991
  • 1918-1981
  • 1914-2000
  • 1910-1973
  • 1889-1973
  • 1912-1994
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Lean, David
  • Holden, William
  • Guinness, Alec
  • Hawkins, Jack
  • Hayakawa, Sesshū
  • Boulle, Pierre
  • Arnold, Malcolm
Runtime
161
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Boulle, Pierre
  • Burma-Siam Railroad
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Prisoners of war
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Burma
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The bridge on the River Kwai, produced by Sam Spiegel ; screenplay by Michael Wilson, Carl Foreman ; directed by David Lean, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1957
  • Features: William Holden and Alec Guiness on the Steve Allen show, newly discovered audio of William Holden narrating the Bridge on the River Kwai premiere, crossing the bridge: pictures-in-graphics track
  • Based on the novel by Pierre Boulle
Bar code
  • 31223140703795
  • 31223140703761
  • 31223140703753
  • 31223140703787
  • 31223140703779
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
High definition.
Extent
1 videodisc (161 min.)
Lccn
be2011013801
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396379695
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
37969
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
  • This is a Blu-ray disc which can only be played on Blu-ray players and will not play on standard DVD players
  • Blu-ray disc, Dolby digital 5.1 surround
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc
Label
The bridge on the River Kwai, produced by Sam Spiegel ; screenplay by Michael Wilson, Carl Foreman ; directed by David Lean, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1957
  • Features: William Holden and Alec Guiness on the Steve Allen show, newly discovered audio of William Holden narrating the Bridge on the River Kwai premiere, crossing the bridge: pictures-in-graphics track
  • Based on the novel by Pierre Boulle
Bar code
  • 31223140703795
  • 31223140703761
  • 31223140703753
  • 31223140703787
  • 31223140703779
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
High definition.
Extent
1 videodisc (161 min.)
Lccn
be2011013801
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396379695
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
37969
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
  • This is a Blu-ray disc which can only be played on Blu-ray players and will not play on standard DVD players
  • Blu-ray disc, Dolby digital 5.1 surround
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc

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