The bridge on the River Kwai [videorecording] / Columbia Pictures presents a Sam Spiegel production ; screenplay by Michael Wilson and Carl Foreman ; produced by Sam Spiegel ; directed by David Lean.
Other Titles: Pont de la rivière Kwaï.
Publisher: Culver City, Calif. : Columbia TriStar Home Video, 2000.
Description: 1 videodisc (162 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Subject: Boulle, Pierre, 1912- Film and video adaptations.
Burma-Siam Railroad Drama.
World War, 1939-1945 Drama.
World War, 1939-1945 Prisoners and prisons, Japanese Drama.
World War, 1939-1945 Campaigns Burma Drama.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Credits: Music, Malcolm Arnold ; cinematography, Jack Hildyard ; editing, Peter Taylor.
Performers: William Holden, Alec Guinness, Jack Hawkins, Sessue Hayakawa, James Donald, Ann Sears, Geoffrey Horne.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG.
Notes: English language ; Includes French, Spanish and Portuguese dubbed versions and subtitles in English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Korean and Thai.
Based on Pont de la rivière Kwaï / Pierre Boulle.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1957.
Widescreen format (aspect ratio 2.55:1).
"Columbia TriStar DVD."
Includes interactive and animated menus, scene seletions with motion, theatrical trailer, talent files.
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.