The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)


Production Credits

Production Company:

Horizon Pictures (G.B.)

Producer:

Sam Spiegel

Director:

David Lean

Screenplay (Credited):

Pierre Boulle, from his novel

Screenplay (Actual):

Michael Wilson, Carl Foreman

Photography:

Jack Hildyard (Cinemascope)

Editor:

Peter Taylor

Art Director:

Donald M. Ashton

Sound:

John Cox and John Mitchell

Music:

Malcolm Arnold

Running Time:

161 minutes-14,506 ft.

Distribution:

Columbia

Released:

October 31, 1957 (Preview)

December 18, 1957 (Wide release)


Cast Credits

Shears:

William Holden

Col. Nicholson:

Alec Guinness

Major Warden:

Jack Hawkins

Colnel Saito:

Sessue Hayakawa

Major Clipton:

James Donald

Lt. Joyce:

Geoffrey Horne

Col. Green:

Andre Morell

Capt. Reeves:

Peter Williams

Major Hughes:

John Boxer

Grogan:

Percy Herbert

Baker:

Harold Goodwin

Nurse:

Ann Sears

Capt. Kanematsu:

Henry Okawa

Lt. Miura:

K. Katsumoto