The actor talks about the weapons and PT the cast experienced, gives some details on that incredible parachute scene.
'The Bridge on the River Kwai' - Trailer (1957)
David Lean’s WWII classic won the Best Picture Oscar for 1957. Alec Guinness’ performance as the complicated and conflicted Lt. Colonel Nicholson also won him Best Actor. Set in a Sri Lankan POW camp, Nicholson attempts to build morale among the enlisted men by having them build a proper bridge for the Japanese army, even though their efforts are most definitely aiding the enemy. Escaped prisoner Commander Shears (William Holden) is forced to join a commando mission to blow up the bridge before completion. (1957)