The Longest Day

 

Released by 20th Century-Fox

Credits:
Directors: Ken Annakin, Andrew Marton, Bernhard Wicki and Gerd Oswald
Producer: Darryl F. Zanuck
Screenplay: Cornelius Ryan, based on his book
Directors of Photography: Henri Persin, Walter Wottitz, Pierre Levent and Jean Bourgoin
Editors: Marie-Louise Barberot and Samuel E. Beetley
Music: Maurice Jarre
Running Time: 180 minutes

Cast:

Vandervoort: John Wayne
Cota: Robert Mitchum
Roosevelt: Henry Fonda
Gavin: Robert Ryan
Bluemtritt: Curt Jurgens
RAF Pilot: Richard Burton
Steele: Red Buttons
Lovat: Peter Lawford
Martini: Sal Mineo
Fuller: Jeffrey Hunter
Flanagan: Sean Connery
Schultz: Richard Beymer
U.S. Rangers: Paul Anka, Robert Wagner

Genre:

War

Synopsis:

A megabudget production focusing on the events of June 6, 1944, also known as D-day. As the allies invade mainland Europe, we follow a large number of individuals as they struggle to survive.

Release Date (USA):

4 October 1962

Academy Awards:

Winner of 2 Oscars (Best Cinemathography-b&w, 

Best Special effects)
3 Nominations (Best picture, Best Art Direction/Set Decoration-b&w, Best film editing)

Budget:

$8m

Links:

The Internet Movie Database - The Longest Day

Movies.com - The Longest Day

Rottentomatoes.com - The Longest Day

Hollywood.com - The Longest Day

Trailer links:

The Internet Movie Database - Windows Media Player trailer Slow

 
 

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