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    The Bridge on the River Kwai (Columbia, 1958). Lobby Card Set of 8 (11" X 14").
    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 some smudging in the top border, #5 has a tear in the left border, #7 has pinholes in the top corners, and #8, #7, and #5 have edge wear with paper tape on the verso along the borders. Very Fine.


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