As a result, Boulle, who did not speak English, was credited and received the Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay. Many years later, Foreman and Wilson posthumously received the Academy Award. The film was widely praised, winning seven Academy Awards. (including Best Picture) at the 30th Academy Awards.In 1997, the film was deemed "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant" and selected for preservation in the National Film Registry. By the United States Library of Congress. It has been included on the American Film Institute. S list of best American films ever made. In 1999, the British Film Institute. Voted The Bridge on the River Kwai the 11th greatest British film of the 20th century.
(born Alec Guinness de Cuffe ; 2 April 1914 5 August 2000) was an English actor. After an early career on the stage, Guinness was featured in several of the Ealing Comedies. And Kind Hearts and Coronets. In which he played nine different characters. He is known for his six collaborations with David Lean.
Nicholson in The Bridge on the River Kwai. 1957, for which he won the Academy Award for Best Actor. (1962), General Yevgraf Zhivago in Doctor Zhivago.(1965), and Professor Godbole in A Passage to India. He is also known for his portrayal of Obi-Wan Kenobi. He was nominated for Best Supporting Actor.
At the 50th Academy Awards. Guinness was one of three British actors, along with Laurence Olivier.Who made the transition from Shakespearean theatre to blockbuster films immediately after World War II. Guinness served in the Royal Naval Reserve. During the war and commanded a landing craft during the invasion of Sicily and Elba. During the war he was granted leave to appear in the stage play Flare Path. Guinness won an Academy Award. In 1959, he was knighted.
For services to the arts. He received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. In 1960, the Academy Honorary Award. For lifetime achievement in 1980 and the BAFTA Academy Fellowship Award.
Guinness appeared in nine films that featured in the BFI. S 100 greatest British films of the 20th century. Which included five of Lean's films. The item "THE BRIDGE ON THE RIVER KWAI Sir Alec Guinness Autographed 8x10 Movie Still" is in sale since Sunday, December 22, 2019. This item is in the category "Entertainment Memorabilia\Autographs-Original\Movies\Photographs".
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