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Longest Day, The (1962)  link to Longest Day, The on IMDb  link to trailer on IMDb

Number: 1520

poster Longest Day, The

IMDb Rating:
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7.8/10 (49472 votes)

Country: USA, 178 minutes

Spoken Languages: English, German, French

Genre(s): Action, Drama, History, War

Director(s): Ken Annakin, Andrew Marton, Bernhard Wicki, Gerd Oswald, Darryl F. Zanuck

Storyline:
In 1944, the U.S. Army and Allied forces plan a huge invasion landing in Normandy, France. Despite bad weather, General Dwight D. Eisenhower gives the okay and the Allies land at Normandy. General Norma Cota travels with his men onto Omaha Beach. With much effort, and lost life, they get off the beach, traveling deep into French territory. The German military, due to arrogance, ignorance and a sleeping Adolf Hitler, delay their response to the Allied landing, with crippling results.

Cast:

photo Eddie Albert Eddie Albert Col. Thompson
photo Paul Anka Paul Anka U.S. Army Ranger
photo Arletty Arletty Madame Barrault
photo Jean-Louis Barrault Jean-Louis Barrault Father Louis Roulland
photo Richard Beymer Richard Beymer Pvt. Dutch Schultz

Medium: Media file,

Location: [Seagate Expansion Drive]G:\Movies\T\The Longest Day (1962).avi

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: 2.35:1