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Bridge on the River Kwai [videorecording] / Columbia Pictures ; produced by Sam Spiegel ; written by Carl Foreman ; directed by David Lean.

Lean, David, 1908- (Added Author). Foreman, Carl. (Added Author). Holden, William, 1918- (Added Author). Guinness, Alec, 1914-2000 (Added Author). Hawkins, Jack, 1910-1973 (Added Author). Hayakawa, Sesshu, 1889-1973 (Added Author). Arnold, Malcolm. (Added Author). Boulle, Pierre, 1912- (Added Author). Columbia Pictures. (Added Author). Columbia TriStar Home Video (Firm) (Added Author).
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Available copies

  • 24 of 27 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 27 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Atlanta Branch DVD.a BRIDGE ON THE RIVER KWAI (Text) 78294000263696 DVD Available -
Attica Public Library - Attica F BRI dvd (Text) 74231000027704 AV Area Available -
Colfax-Perry Township DVD FIC BRI (Text) 74121000088151 DVD Fiction 1st Floor Available -
Culver-Union Township Public Library - Culver DVD VINTAGE BRI (Text) 34304000070439 Adult - DVD Available -
Danville-Center Township Public Library - Danville DVD Bri (Text) 32604000154930 DCTPLD AD DVD Available -
Eckhart Public Library - Main DVD Bridge (Text) 840191001502828 Movies - Main Floor Available -
Garrett Public Library DVD BRI (Text) 30010170472263 DVD Available -
Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library - Greensburg DVD BRI (Text) 32826011713682 DVD Available -
Greenwood Public Library - Greenwood EDVD BRI (Text) 36626102103470 AV Entertainment DVD Available -
Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch DVD FIC BRIDGE (Text) 33946002299720 Movies . 2nd Floor Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 0767853547
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (DVD) (162 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen ed. (2.55:1 aspect ratio).
  • Publisher: Burbank, Calif. : Columbia Tristar Home Video, [2000].

Content descriptions

General Note: Based on the novel by Pierre Boulle.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1957.
Features: interactive and animated menus, scene selections with motion, theatrical trailers, and talent files.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Director of photography, Jack Hildyard ; editor, Peter Taylor ; music, Malcolm Arnold.
Participant or Performer Note: William Holden, Alec Guinness, Jack Hawkins, Sessue Hayakawa, James Donald.
Summary, etc.: British soldiers are forced by the Japanese to build a strategic railroad bridge. Meanwhile, the British High Command has instructed a commando team to destroy the bridge.
Target Audience Note: MPAA rating: PG.
System Details Note: DVD, Dolby digital 5.1 and 2-channel (Dolby surround)
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note: For private home use only.
Language Note: Closed-captioned; in English, French, Portuguese and Spanish with optional English, French, Portuguese, Spanish, Chinese, Korean and Thai subtitles.
Awards Note: Academy Awards: Best Picture ; Best Screenplay, Carl Foreman (credited as Michael Wilson) ; Best Director, David Lean ; Best Cinematography, Jack Hildyard ; Best Score, Malcolm Arnold ; Best Actor, Alec Guinness
Subject: Boulle, Pierre, 1912- > Film and video adaptations.
Burma-Siam Railroad > Drama.
World War, 1939-1945 > Drama.
Genre: Film adaptations.
War films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Feature films.
Video (DVD)
French language materials > Bilingual.
Spanish language materials > Bilingual.
Materiales en español > Bilingüe.
Portuguese language materials > Bilingual.
Chinese language materials > Bilingual.
Korean language materials > Bilingual.
Thai language materials > Bilingual.

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