The Bridges at Toko-Ri

TitleThe Bridges at Toko-Ri
Publication TypeFilm
Year of Publication1954
AuthorsRobson, Mark
Running Time102 min.
Date Released12/1954
DistributorParamount Pictures
CountryUnited States
Publication Languageenglish
Abstract

Based on a novel by Pulitzer-Prize winner James Michener, this film explores the ambiguity of war through an American naval pilot during the Korean War. Recalled to service after living as a civilian, Lt. Harry Brubaker continually faces death for an undeclared war. He puts aside his misgivings and fear of death to complete a dangerous mission of bombing key bridges.

Cast

William Holden

Mickey Rooney

Fredric March

Grace Kelly

Robert Strauss

Credits

Produced by William Perlberg and George Seaton

Directed by Mark Robson

Written by James Michener and Valentine Davies

Cinematography by Loyal Griggs

Edited by Alma Macrorie

Music by Lyn Murray

Genre

Drama, Romance, War

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