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Widescreen Wonders film series: The Bridge on the River Kwai

Saturday, January 12, 2013
2:00 pm

The Bridge on the River Kwai. (1957, 160 min.) David Lean’s saga of British POWs in Burma during World War II features a classic performance by Alec Guinness, and the visual splendor to win seven Oscars.

“Widescreen Wonders” is a free series of Saturday afternoon matinees celebrating the biggest and best of popular movies, while showcasing the Clark’s HD projection capacity. All the films in the series boast super-widescreen aspect ratios (2.20:1 or more) and numerous Academy Awards, including “Best Picture.” Experience the scope of epic moviemaking in this festival of the big screen.

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