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The longest day [videorecording] / Twentieth Century Fox
DVDs DVDs | 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment | c2006 | [Widescreen version.]
Available at Adult DVD-Feature Film (Call number: DVD L pt.1-2 ACTION/ADVENTURE)
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Adult DVD-Feature Film DVD L pt.1-2 ACTION/ADVENTURE CHECK SHELF

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Imprint
Beverly Hills, Calif. : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, c2006.
Edition
[Widescreen version.]
Descript
2 videodiscs (ca. 178 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Series
Cinema classics collection
Cinema classics collection.
System Det
DVD; Dolby Digital 4.0 surround, Dolby surround, Dolby mono.
Note
Includes English (with some German and French dialogue with English subtitles), dubbed French, and dubbed Spanish language soundtracks, with optional subtitles in English, English (SDH) or Spanish.
Cast
John Wayne, Robert Mitchum, Henry Fonda, Eddie Albert, Richard Burton, Sean Connery, Peter Lawford, Rod Steiger, Stuart Whitman, Robert Ryan, Edmond O'Brien, Curt Jürgens, Kenneth More, Richard Todd, Arletty, Jean-Louis Barrault, Bourvil, Christian Marquand, Hans Christian Blech, Werner Hinz, Red Buttons, Wolfgang Preiss, Peter van Eyck, Paul Hartmann, Tom Tryon, Steve Forrest, Robert Wagner, Roddy McDowell, George Segal, Gert Frobe, Jeffrey Hunter, Alexander Knox, Jean Servais, Richard Wattis, Richard Beymer.
Credits
British exterior episodes directed by Ken Annakin ; American exterior episodes directed by Andrew Marton ; German episodes directed by Bernhard Wicki ; produced by Darryl F. Zanuck ; screenplay by Cornelius Ryan ; additional episodes written by Romain Gary ... [et al.] ; music, Maurice Jarre ; thematic music, Paul Anka ; photography, Jean Bourgoin, Walter Wottitz ; editor, Samuel E. Beetley.
Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1962.
Awards
Academy Awards, USA, 1963: Best Cinematography, Black-and-White (Jean Bourgoin, Walter Wottitz) ; Best Effects, Special Effects (Robert MacDonald - visual, Jacques Maumont - audible)
Note
Based on the book by Cornelius Ryan.
Audience
MPAA rating: G.
Summary
Complete story of the D-Day landings at Normandy through the eyes of all its participants. D-Day was the invasion and establishment of Allied forces in France during Operation Overlord, beginning the 6th of June, 1944, and was the largest seaborne invasion in history. It began with overnight parachute and glider landings, air attacks, naval bombardments, and an early morning amphibious landing.
Note
Special features: Disc 1: audio commentary by historian Mary Corey; audio commentary by director Ken Annakin. Disc 2: "A day to remember": all-new featurette; "Longest day: a salute to courage" featurette; AMC backstory: 'The longest day'; "D-Day revisited" documentary; "Richard Zanuck on 'The longest day'" featurette; Still photo gallery; Original theatrical trailer.
Local Note
MW, 9-10
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ISBN/ISSN
024543234647
Music #
2233464 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment
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