Book to Movie: The Bridge on the River Kwai

The Book to Movie of Month
  • Author: Pierre Boulle
  • Pages: 207
  • Audio: NA
The Book to Movie of Month
  • Director: David Lean
  • Screen Writer: Carl Foreman and Michael Wilson
  • Running Time: 2 hours and 41 minutes


  • William Holden as Lieutenant Commander/Major Shears
  • Alec Guinness as Lieutenant Colonel Nicholson
  • Jack Hawkins as Major Warden
  • Sessue Hayakawa as Colonel Saito
  • James Donald as Major Clipton
  • Geoffrey Horne as Lieutenant Joyce
  • André Morell as Colonel Green
  • Peter Williams as Captain Reeves
  • John Boxer as Major Hughes
  • Percy Herbert as Private Grogan
  • Harold Goodwin as Private Baker
  • Henry Okawa as Captain Kanematsu