The Bridge on the River Kwai

Culver City, CA: Columbia Pictures, 1957. Collection of five vintage studio still color photographs from the 1957 film.

Based on Pierre Boulle's 1952 novel "Le Pont de la riviere Kwai," about Allied POWs forced to build a railway over a bridge during World War II. Nominated for eight Academy Awards, winning seven, including Best Picture, Best Director for David Lean, and Best Actor for Alec Guinness.

Set in Thailand, shot on location in Sri Lanka.

10 x 8 inches. Very Good, lightly toned and edgeworn, several with pinholes to the corners, one with a light bruise to the bottom right corner of the recto.

National Film Registry. Ebert II.

[Book #150772]