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    The Bridge on the River Kwai (Columbia, 1958). Lobby Card Set of 8 (11" X 14").
    A complete lobby card set for this film is a rarity, especially in such great condition. Director David Lean's gripping drama of obsession and monomania, set in a Japanese POW camp during World War II, was a major triumph for everyone involved winning seven Oscars, including Best Actor (Alec Guinness), Best Director (Lean), and Best Picture. Guinness plays Colonel Nicholson who is tasked with building a bridge by the camp's commander, Col. Saito (Sessue Hayakawa). He initially accepts the assignment as a way of providing a morale-booster for his troops, but, as the project wears on, his obsessive desire to complete the bridge to perfection slowly drives him mad. William Holden is the American officer assigned to destroy Nicholson's masterpiece. The title card has a dust shadow in the left border and the #4 card has smudges in the right border. Very Fine+.


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    Auction Dates
    March, 2014
    22nd-23rd Saturday-Sunday
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