Q Night at the Movies features The Bridge on the River Kwai 11/21

Posted on Nov 16, 2020

Q Night at the Movies presents the CinemaScope wonder and the highest grossing movie of 1957, The Bridge on the River Kwai. Before the picture we hear from the creators of another masterpiece, the mini-series Loneseom Dove. Following the movie, stay put for a deeper dive into the talents behind The Bridge on the River Kwai with looks into the director David Lean and one of the stars, William Holden. It all starts at 7:30 p.m. Saturday on Q.

On Story at 7:30 p.m. Producer Suzanne De Passe, screenwriter Bill Wittliff and crew members discuss the making of Lonesome Dove.

Feature Film The Bridge on the River Kwai at 8 p.m. Adaptation of the Pierre Bouelle novel about POWs in Burma forced to build a bridge to aid the war effort of their Japanese captors. British and American officers plot to blow up the structure, but the commander of the bridge's construction has different plans.

The Directors David Lean at 10:45 p.m. The life and career of British film director David Lean, whose classic films include Great Expectations, Oliver Twist, Doctor Zhivago and Lawrence of Arabia.

Hollywood Idols William Holden: The Golden Boy at 11:31 p.m. Academy Award-winning actor William Holden's films include Sunset Boulevard, The Bridge on the River Kwai and Network.