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.
David Lean was initially opposed to the idea of Alec Guinness playing Col. Nicholson. He felt that Guinness lacked the "size" that the role required. However, Sam Spiegel was keen on hiring the actor. He invited Guinness to dinner, hoping to entice him to take the part. At the start... ...
Nurse at Ceylon hospital:
What makes you so sure you'll get a medical discharge?
Commander Shears: Because I'm a civilian at heart, lover, and I always follow my heart.
At the beginning of the film after the train has stopped at the end of the track and prisoners are being lead screen right, at the point where the credit for "CONSTRUCTION MANAGER - PETER DUKELOW" comes up, the Japanese soldier just right to that credit is holding a US Thompson machine gun.
And introducing Geoffrey Horne
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