The Bridge on the River Kwai

N.p. N.p., 1958. Vintage borderless reference photograph of director David Lean capturing a shot in the water on the set of the 1958 film. With a date stamp on the verso reading 28 MAR 1958.

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.

9.5 x 7 inches. Very Good plus, lightly edgeworn and moderately toned.

National Film Registry. Ebert I.

[Book #153205]