The Longest Day (Blu-ray, 2-Disc Set)

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Item:  FOX 2251976BR
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Blu-ray Disc Features:

  • Number of Discs: 2
  • Rated: G
  • Run Time: 2 hours, 58 minutes
  • Video: Black & White
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 1962
  • Label: 20th Century Fox
  • 2-Disc Set
  • Packaging: Keep Case
  • Aspect Ratio: Widescreen - 2.20
  • Audio:
    • 5.1 DTS HD Master Audio - English
    • Dolby Digital 4.0 - English
    • Mono - French, Spanish
    • Subtitles - English, Spanish - Optional
  • Additional Release Material:
    • Trailers:
      1. Original Theatrical Trailer
      2. 20th Century Fox Trailers

Disc 1: THE LONGEST DAY - Theatrical Presentation

  • Additional Release Material:
    • Audio Commentary: Historian

Disc 2: THE LONGEST DAY - Supplemental Material

  • Additional Release Material:
    • Behind the Scenes: "Backstory - THE LONGEST DAY"
    • Documentary: "Richard Zannuck on THE LONGEST DAY"
    • Featurette:
      1. "A Day To Remember"
      2. "Longest Day: A Salute to Courage"
      3. "D-Day Revisted"
  • Text/Photo Galleries:
    • Stills/Photos

Performers, Cast and Crew:

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Edited by
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Cinematography by , &
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Major Awards:

Academy Awards 1962 - Best Cinematography: Jean Bourgoin & Walter Wottitz
Academy Awards 1962 - Best Sound Effects
Academy Awards 1962 - Best Special Effects

Entertainment Reviews:

Entertainment Weekly - 06/03/1994
"...Incredible scope and sweep....Fast-moving, dramatically on-target, and searingly realistic..." -- Rating: B+
USA Today - 11/05/1999
"...The all-star DAY holds up as a respectable portrayal of the event..."
Total Film - 07/01/2003
"...John Sturges' robust POW actioner follows the template he set with THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN... .It's turns from Dickie Attenborough and David McCallum that provide the heart..."
Uncut - 07/01/2004
"This stunningly realised 1962 restaging of D-Day is the last great war epic."
Sight and Sound - 08/01/2004
"[I]t's hard not to admire the logistical ingenuity with which Darryl Zanuck put together a production of this size."
Widescreen Review - 06/01/2006
"THE LONGEST DAY features a massive all-star cast in its re-creation of the Allied invasion at Normandy Beach during World War II."
USA Today - 06/03/2004
"[This epic] takes a comprehensive, quasi- documentary-style look at the Battle of Normandy, dramatically depicting the invasion from the perspectives of both Allied and German forces."

Product Description:

An all-star cast enlists for this epic recreation of the Allied invasion of Normandy. Academy Award Nominations: 5, including Best Picture. Academy Awards: Best (Black-and-White) Cinematography.

Plot Synopsis:

An all-star cast enlists for this epic recreation of the Allied invasion of Normandy that took place on June 6, 1944. The film dramatises the viewpoints of the French, English, German, and American soldiers. Featured actors include John Wayne, Robert Mitchum, Henry Fonda, Richard Burton, Sean Connery, and many more.

Plot Keywords:

Action | All-Star | Big Battles | Classic | Epic | Essential Cinema | Recommended | Theatrical Release | World War II

Production Notes:

  • Shot in CinemaScope.

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Product Info:

  • UPC: 024543519768
  • Shipping Weight: 0.18/lbs (approx)
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