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Die Brücke

Title
Die Brücke / Deutsche Film Hnsa Zeigt ; den Fono-Film im Weltvertrieb Transocean-Film = The Bridge / Allied Artists Picture Corporation presents ; produced by, Fono-Film, Jochen Severin ; sales agent for world, Trans-Ocean Film.
Parallel title
Bridge
Format
DVD, Videodisc
Uniform series
Armchair commander's classic war collection.
Published/Produced
[Munich, Germany] : BetaFilm ; [Hacienda Heights, CA] : Allied Artists Pictures Corporation Dover, N.J. : Distributed by Belle & Blade Studios, [1998]
Description
1 videodisc (204 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Cast
Volker Bohnet, Fritz Wepper, Michael Hinz, Frank Glaubrecht, Karl Michael Balzer, Volker Lechtenbrink, Gunther Hoffmann, Cordula Trantow, Wolfgang Stumpf, Gunter Pfitzmann.
Credits
Producer, Fono-Film, Jochen Severin; director, Bernhard Wicki; screenplay, Bernhard Wicki, Michael Mansfield, Karl-Wilhelm Vivier ; music, Hans-Martin Majewski.
System details
DVD.
Language
In German or dubbed English, with English subtitles.
Summary
Young German boys suffer senseless deaths during the final days of World War II. Betrayed and urged on by unenlightened leaders, they come to believe that a small and meaningless bridge is worth any risk to their lives.
Contents note
  • Introduction by Chet Huntley
  • Original German language version (102 min.)
  • English language version (dubbed) (102 min.).
Notes
Based on the novel "The Bridge" by Manfred Gregor. Originally released as a motion picture in West Germany in 1959. English dubbed version originally released in 1960. Director, screenplay and cast credits on English dubbed version only. Program notes laid in container.
Awards
Academy Award nomination for Best Foreign Language Film, 1959.
Subject headings
Gregor, Manfred, 1929---Film adaptations. World War, 1939-1945--Germany--Drama. World War, 1939-1945--Participation, Juvenile--Drama. World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Germany--Drama. National socialism and youth--Drama. Fascism and youth--Drama. Draft--Drama. Child soldiers--Germany--Drama. Teenagers--Germany--Drama.
Genre heading
Foreign films. German-language films. Feature films Germany (West) Foreign language films German. Drama. Feature films. Fiction films. Film adaptations. Video recordings for the hearing impaired. War films. Feature films. Fiction films. Film adaptations. War films. Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Other contributors
Severin, Jochen. Wicki, Bernhard, 1919-2000. Mansfield, Michael. Vivier, Karl-Wilhelm. Majewski, Hans-Martin, 1911-1997. Huntley, Chet, 1911-1974. Bohnet, Volker. Wepper, Fritz. Hinz, Michael, 1939-2008. Glaubrecht, Frank, 1943- Balzer, Karl Michael. Lechtenbrink, Volker. Hoffmann, Günther. Trantow, Cordula, 1942- Stumpf, Wolfgang. Pfitzmann, Günter, 1924-2003 Gregor, Manfred, 1929- Brücke. Fono-Film. Deutsche Film Hansa Transocean-Film. Allied Artists Pictures Corporation. BetaFilm. Belle & Blade Studios.
Standard Identifier
639802290397

Holdings

Library
East Library - Richmond
Call Number
PN1997 .B74 1998
Location
A-V (Audio-Visual)
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