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Despite this, he won an Oscar and a Grammy. A memorable feature of the film is the tune that is whistled by the POWs—the first strain of the march " Colonel Bogey "—when they enter the camp. Young: "Donald, did anyone whistle Colonel Bogey We hadn't much breath left for whistling. But in Bangkok I was told that David Lean, the film's director, became mad at the extras who played the prisoners—us—because they couldn't march in time.
Lean shouted at them, 'For God's sake, whistle a march to keep time to. The march was written in by Kenneth J. Alforda pseudonym of British Bandmaster Frederick J. The Colonel Bogey strain was accompanied by a counter-melody using the same chord progressions, then continued with film composer Malcolm Arnold's own composition, " The River Kwai March ," played by the off-screen orchestra taking over from the whistlers, though Arnold's march was not heard in completion on the soundtrack.
Mitch Miller had a hit with a recording of both marches. In many tense, dramatic scenes, only the sounds of nature are used. An example of this is when commandos Warden and Joyce hunt a fleeing Japanese soldier through the jungle, desperate to prevent him from alerting other troops. The plot and characters of Boulle's novel and the screenplay were almost entirely fictional.
The conditions to which POW and civilian labourers were subjected were far worse than the film depicted. The notorious Burma-Siam railway, built by CommonwealthDutch and American prisoners of war, was a Japanese project driven by the need for improved communications to support the large Japanese army in Burma. During its construction, approximately 13, prisoners of war died and were buried along the railway.
An estimated 80, tocivilians also died in the course of the project, chiefly forced labour brought from Malaya and the Dutch East Indies, or conscripted in Siam Thailand and Burma. Two labour forces, one based in Siam and the other in Burma, worked from opposite ends of the line towards the centre. Toosey was very different from Nicholson and was certainly not a collaborator who felt obliged to work with the Japanese.
Toosey in fact did as much as possible to delay the building of the bridge. While Nicholson disapproves of acts of sabotage and other deliberate attempts to delay progress, Toosey encouraged this: termites were collected in large numbers to eat the wooden structures, and the concrete was badly mixed. On a BBC Timewatch programme, a former prisoner at the camp states that it is unlikely that a man like the fictional Nicholson could have risen to the rank of lieutenant colonel, and, if he had, due to his collaboration he would have been "quietly eliminated" by the other prisoners.
Julie Summers, in her book The Colonel of Tamarkanwrites that Boulle, who had been a prisoner of war in Thailand, created the fictional Nicholson character as an amalgam of his memories of collaborating French officers. In Pierre Boulle's book The Bridge over the River Kwai and the film which was based on it, the impression was given that British officers not only took part in building the bridge willingly, but finished in record time to demonstrate to the enemy their superior efficiency.
This was an entertaining story. But I am writing a factual account, and in justice to these men—living and dead—who worked on that bridge, I must make it clear that we never did so willingly.
We worked at bayonet point and under bamboo lash, taking any risk to sabotage the operation whenever the opportunity arose. The documentary itself was described by one newspaper reviewer when it was shown on Boxing Day The Bridge on the River Kwai had been shown on BBC1 on Christmas Day as "Following the movie, this is a rerun of the antidote.
Some of the characters in the film use the names of real people who were involved in the Burma Railway. Their roles and characters, however, are fictionalised. For example, a Sergeant-Major Risaburo Saito was in real life second in command at the camp.
In the film, a Colonel Saito is camp commandant. In reality, Risaburo Saito was Driving Into The Sunset - Flash Arnold - In 1985 (File) by his prisoners for being comparatively merciful and fair Driving Into The Sunset - Flash Arnold - In 1985 (File) them. Toosey later defended him in his war crimes trial after the war, and the two became friends.
The major railway bridge described in the novel and film did not actually cross the river known at the time as the Kwai. He knew that the railway ran parallel to the Kwae for many miles, and he therefore assumed that it was the Kwae which it crossed just north of Kanchanaburi. This was an incorrect assumption. The destruction of the bridge as depicted in the film is also entirely fictional. Both bridges were used for two years, until they were destroyed by Allied bombing.
The steel bridge was repaired and is still in use today. The Bridge on the River Kwai was a massive commercial success. It was the highest-grossing film of in the United States and Canada and was also the most popular film at the British box office that year.
The site's critical consensus reads, "This complex war epic asks hard questions, resists easy answers, and boasts career-defining work from star Alec Guinness and director David Lean. Bosley Crowther of The New York Times praised the film as a "a towering entertainment of rich variety and revelation of the ways of men". He shows a rare sense of humor and a feeling for the poetry of situation; and he shows the even rarer ability to express these things, not in lines but in lives.
Among retrospective reviews, Roger Ebert gave the film four out of four stars, noting that it is one of the few war movies that "focuses not on larger rights and wrongs but on individuals", but commented that the viewer is not certain what is intended by the final dialogue due to the film's shifting points of view.
Balu Mahendrathe Tamil film director, observed the shooting of this film at KitulgalaSri Lanka during his school trip and was inspired to become a film director.
In an interview, he said that "[t]here were a lot of lessons in that The ending of that was sort of the story of life. He created the railroad. Did he really want the enemy to come in across it? Some Japanese viewers have disliked the film's depiction of the Japanese characters and the historical background presented as being inaccurate, particularly in the interactions between Saito and Nicholson.
In particular, they objected to the implication presented in the film that Japanese military engineers were generally unskilled and un-proficient at their professions. In reality, Japanese engineers proved to be just as capable at construction efforts as their Allied counterparts. The telecast of the film lasted more than three hours because of the commercial breaks.
It was still highly unusual at that time for a television network to show such a long film in one evening; most films of that length were still generally split into two parts and shown over two evenings. But the unusual move paid off for ABC—the telecast drew huge ratings with a record audience of 72 million  and a Nielsen rating of Inthe movie was among the first selection of films released on the early Cartrivision video format, alongside classics such as The Jazz Singer and Sands of Iwo Jima.
As early asthe film was released on VHS and Betamax in a two-tape format; the first tape lasting about minutes long and the second tape lasting about an hour on both VHS and Beta.
Inthe film was put onto a two-part CED set. Around the same time, the film experienced its first Laserdisc release. The film was restored in by Columbia Pictures. The separate dialogue, music and effects were located and remixed with newly recorded "atmospheric" sound effects. According to Columbia Pictures, they followed an all-new 4K digital restoration from the original negative with newly restored 5. The negative itself manifested many of the kinds of issues one would expect from a film of this vintage: torn frames, embedded emulsion dirt, scratches through every reel, colour fading.
Unique to this film, in some ways, were other issues related to poorly made optical dissolves, the original camera lens and a malfunctioning camera. These problems resulted in a number of anomalies that were very difficult to correct, like a ghosting effect in many scenes that resembles colour mis-registration, and a tick-like effect with the image jumping or jerking side-to-side. These issues, running throughout the film, were addressed to a lesser extent on various previous DVD releases of the film and might not have been so obvious in standard definition.
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