PG | | Adventure, Drama, War
After settling his differences with a Japanese PoW camp commander, a British colonel co-operates to oversee his men's construction of a railway bridge for their captors - while oblivious to a plan by the Allies to destroy it.
Some consider the film to be an insulting parody of British Lt.Col. Philip Toosey, the real senior Allied officer at the bridge. A former prisoner at the camp states that it is unlikely that a man like the fictional Nicholson could have risen to the... ...
I'm getting worse, you know. Sometimes I think I'm Admiral Halsey.
When Shears escapes from the camp the Japanese soldiers in pursuit are carrying British Army issue Lee Enfield SMLE MkIII rifles.
And introducing Geoffrey Horne
English, Japanese, Thai
26 February 2017 7:26 AM, -05:00
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