Action,
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57 MINS

31 – The Bridge on the River Kwai

July 29, 2017

THE BRIDGE ON THE RIVER KWAI

After settling his differences with a Japanese POW camp commander, a British colonel co-operates to oversee his men’s construction of a railway bridge for their captors – while oblivious to a plan by the Allies to destroy it.

Alan and Craig discuss the great Alec Guinness, misguided heroics, the perils of pride and the movie masterpiece The Bridge on the River Kwai on this week’s Matinee Heroes!

Show Notes
  • 0:49

    An update on various upcoming events! Including seeing “The Bridge on the River Kwai” on August 5th at the Museum of Fine Arts – Houston

  • 4:26

    Discussion of “The Bridge on the River Kwai”

  • 31:28

    Recasting

  • 40:46

    Double Feature

  • 48:38

    Final Thoughts

  • 54:22

    First impressions of “Miller’s Crossing”

 

Next episode, to celebrate Alan’s birthday on August 8th, we discuss “Miller’s Crossing”

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