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.
Carl Foreman optioned the novel hoping that Zoltan Korda would direct it. When Alexander Korda criticized the script as being anti-British, Foreman formed a partnership with Sam Spiegel and Korda left the project.
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
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