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.
There were no facilities on the island of Ceylon to process film rushes, so the day's filming had to be flown to London to be processed and then flown back out to Ceylon.
We can teach these barbarians a lesson in Western methods and efficiency that will put them to shame. We'll show them what the British soldier is capable of doing.
When Major Warden is waiting with the mortar gun, the Thai woman helping him loads the gun twice, but it only fired once.
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