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1

setting of the movie

burma (edge of SE asia)
WWII

2

movie was made in

1957

3

who played the role of colonol saito

Sessue Hayakawa

4

who played the role of shears

william holden

5

who played the role of colonel nickleson

alec Guinness

6

who played the role of Major Wardin (hurt foot dude)

Jack Hawkins

7

colonel saito is the

commanding officer of camp 16

8

why is there minimum security on the camp

because it is a jungle in the island = no escape

9

what will saito have to do if the bridge is not built on time

kill himself

10

what will saito do if he has to kill himself

kill prisoners

11

who is the radio person that would speak english to western soldiers and tell propaganda (hired by Japs)

tokyo rose

12

what does colonol nickleson do when he realizes that his men will not be able to finish the bridge on time

recruit sick men

13

what happened on the planned day of explosions

river level dropped

14

how do the japs see the movie
they resented the glorification of
resented the conclusion because

resented the glorification of the superiority of western civilization
resented the conclusion because it showed that jap engineers were less capable than british engineers

15

who was the director

david lean

16

how long did it take to build the real bridge

8 months