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Bridge on the River Kwai


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William Holden
Alec Guinness
Jack Hawkins
David Lean 's classic is not only one of the most spectacular films about World War n, it is also one of the most memorable portraits of men under stress. Alec Guinness plays Colonel Nicholson, a British officer who refuses to succumb to his Japanese captor, Colonel Saite. The film, depicting the Japanese 'death railway', was shot on locations in Sri Lanka and Thailand.
Screenplay by PIERRE BOULLE Based on his novel
Produced by SAM SPIEGEL Directed byDAVID LEAN
9 FILMS: page 27


Unknown: William Holden
Unknown: Alec Guinness
Unknown: Jack Hawkins
Unknown: David Lean
Unknown: Alec Guinness
Unknown: Pierre Boulle
Produced By: Sam Spiegel
Directed By: David Lean
Shears: William Holden
Colonel Nicholson: Alec Guinness
Major Warden: Jack Hawkins
Colonel Saite: Sessue Hayakawa
Major Clipton: James Donald
Lieutenant Joyce: Geoffrey Horne
Colonel Green: Andre Morell
Captain Reeves: Peter Williams
Major Hughes: John Boxer
Grogan: Percy Herbert
Baker: Harold Goodwin
Nurse: Ann Sears

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Bridge on the River Kwai

BBC Two England, 29 December 1985 16.40

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