The longest day / [Darryl F. Zanuck Productions and Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation] ; British exterior episodes directed by Ken Annakin ; American exterior episodes directed by Andrew Marton ; German episodes directed by Bernhard Wicki ; screenplay by Cornelius Ryan ; distributed by Twentieth Century Fox.
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- Physical Description: 1 videodisc (178 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
- Publisher: Beverly Hills, CA. : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, 
- Copyright: ©1999
Widescreen format (aspect ratio 2.35:1).
Originally released as a motion picture in 1962.
Based on the book by Cornelius Ryan.
D-Day 50th Anniversary original black and white version of the motion picture, including the original Movietone News announcement of the invasion and the original movie trailer.
|Creation/Production Credits Note:||
Produced by Darryl F. Zanuck ; photography, Jean Bourgoin, Walter Wottitz ; editor, Samuel E. Beetley ; music, Maurice Jarre.
|Participant or Performer Note:||
John Wayne, Henry Fonda, Richard Burton, Sean Connery, Robert Mitchum, Rod Steiger, Richard Todd, Red Buttons, Richard Beymer, Robert Ryan, Mel Ferrer.
Re-enacts the military operation of D-Day from four points of view--the workings of the high commands of the American, English, French, and German forces in their battle scheme for Normandy. Largely filmed on actual invasion sites in France.
|Target Audience Note:||
Not rated by MPAA.
|System Details Note:||
English (5.0 surorund, Dolby surround) or French (Dolby surround) language soundtrack with optional subtitles in English and Spanish ; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired.
Winner of two Academy Awards: Special effects and Cinematography, 1962.
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