The Longest Day
This is the day that changed the world... when history held its breath.
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item number: 6SX55
- Rated: Unrated
- Run Time: 2 hours, 58 minutes
- Video: Black & White
- Released: May 21, 2002
- Originally Released: 1962
- Label: 20Th Century Fox
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
Performers, Cast and Crew:
|Starring||Robert Mitchum, John Wayne & Henry Fonda|
|Performer:||Paul Anka, Sean Connery, Red Buttons & Richard Burton|
|Directed by||Bernhard Wicki, Ken Annakin, Gerd Oswald & Andrew Marton|
|Edited by||Samuel E. Beetley|
|Screenwriting by||Cornelius Ryan|
|Written by||David Pursall, James Jones, Jack Seddon & Romain Gary|
|Composition by||Maurice Jarre|
|Cinematography by||Walter Wottitz, Henri Persin & Guy Tabary|
|Art Direction by||Léon Barsacq & Vincent Korda|
|Story by||Cornelius Ryan|
|Produced by||Darryl F. Zanuck|
|Director of Photography:||Jean Bourgoin|
Academy Awards 1962 - Best Cinematography: Jean Bourgoin & Walter Wottitz
Academy Awards 1962 - Best Sound Effects
Academy Awards 1962 - Best Special Effects
[I]t's hard not to admire the logistical ingenuity with which Darryl Zanuck put together a production of this size.
Sight and Sound
Breathtaking scope and authenticity. Full Review
THE LONGEST DAY features a massive all-star cast in its re-creation of the Allied invasion at Normandy Beach during World War II.
Rating: 5/5 -- Still holds up as the best D-Day picture ever made. Full Review
Rating: 3.5/4 -- Technically, this is a great, great movie. Full Review
Three Movie Buffs
...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...
Rating: 4/5 -- The battle scenes are memorably staged and the major Hollywood stars fit in particularly well. Full Review
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.
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.
Action | Big Battles | Classic | World War II | All-Star | Epic | Recommended | Theatrical Release | Essential Cinema
- Shot in CinemaScope.
- UPC: 024543029984
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