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The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)

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The 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 , the commander who supervised the bridge's construction, has acquired a sense of pride in his creation and tries to foil their plans.

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Cast

William Holden
as Cmdr. Shears

Alec Guinness
as Col. Nicholson

Jack Hawkins
as Maj. Warden

Sessue Hayakawa
as Col. Saito

James Donald
as Maj. Clipton

Geoffrey Horne
as Lt. Joyce

André Morell
as Col. Green

Peter Williams
as Capt. Reeves

John Boxer
as Major Hughes

Percy Herbert
as Grogan

Crew

Carl Foreman
Screenplay

Sam Spiegel
Producer

Stuart Freeborn
Makeup Artist

Pierre Boulle
Novel

Malcolm Arnold
Original Music Composer

Jack Hildyard
Director of Photography

Donald M. Ashton
Art Direction

John Cox
Sound Designer

John W. Mitchell
Sound Designer

David Lean
Director


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