The Bridge on the River Kwai is a 1957 British-American epic war film directed by David Lean and based on the novel Le Pont de la Rivière Kwaï (1952) by Pierre Boulle. The film is a work of fiction that uses the historical setting of the construction of the Burma Railway in 1942-1943. The cast included William Holden, Jack Hawkins, Alec Guinness and Sessue Hayakawa.
Cast and Crew
Spoken after the injured Warden orders Shears to go on ahead without him
by Jon Osborne, Miss Liberty's Guide to Film and Video, 2001
The Bridge on the River Kwai, 1957
Trailer, includes scene of Shears talking to Major Warden about heroism, courage and living like a human being
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