THE BRIDGE

It is perhaps one of the most iconic movie scenes of all time – the moment the bridge on the River Kwai is blown up in the 1957 film about prisoners of war in World War Two.Now, 57 years after it was destroyed, the Sri Lankan authorities plan to rebuild the wooden star of the Oscar-winning film The Bridge On The River Kwai.While the World War II epic was supposedly set in Japanese-held Burma, it was mostly filmed in Ceylon (now Sri Lanka) between 1956 and 1957, less than a decade after independence from Britain.

1409340511824_wps_21_ARRF4E_BRIDGE_ON_THE_RIVE1409315410252_wps_4_To_go_with_AFP_story_Sri_Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/travel/travel_news/article-2738001/Sri-Lanka-rebuild-iconic-Bridge-On-The-River-Kwai-starred-Oscar-winning-time-won-t-blown-up.html#ixzz48ji9bElhFollow us: @MailOnline on Twitter | DailyMail on Facebook

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8 Responses to THE BRIDGE

  1. I remember this film well… seen it lots of times.. and had no idea where it was filmed.. Hope you are well MJ.. lovely to catch your post today xxx

  2. Don’t really know how many times I’ve seen this movie great.
    Enjoy a most beautiful week dear friend

  3. natswans says:

    Yes I have this this brilliant Movie something to you can watch over and over again. Late in seeing this but glad to read your posts. xx

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