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The Making of 'The Bridge on the River Kwai' (2000)

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Documentary about the making of the classic WWII film.

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Adrian Turner ...
Himself, film historian
Norman Spencer ...
Himself, associate to David Lean
Pamela Mann ...
Herself, assistant to David Lean (as Pamela Mann Francis)
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Himself (archive footage)
Peter Newbrook ...
Himself
Teddy Darvas ...
Himself
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Himself (archive footage)
Donald M. Ashton ...
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Keith Best ...
Himself, engineer
Jack Hildyard ...
Himself (archive footage)
Eddie Fowlie ...
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This documentary, included with the film's DVD release treats movie fans to a behind-the-scenes look at the making of The Bridge on the River Kwai, about the determination of a group of British soldiers in a Japanese POW camp to maintain their dignity and spirit, even in the face of soul-crushing adversity. Includes archived footage of the cast and crew at work, and shows much of the efforts that were requried to make this piece of film history a reality. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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This documentary is featured on the Limited Edition 2-disc DVD for The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957), released in 2000. See more »

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24 April 2007 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

The Physical Training Instuctor at the training camp is Mr Idwal Edwards from the little fishing village of Ferryside, Carmarthenshire, Wales. I believe he was a serving soldier possibly still so at the time of filming. I know this because he was a friend to my late father also of Ferryside. I am sad that Mr Edward's name does not appear in the credits, or have i missed it? He had two sons and a daughter, i went to school with his youngest son also at Ferryside. I feel he played a very important part in the film so again as previously said feel sad that he was not named in the credits. Thank you for allowing me to address this issue.


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