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The Resource The longest day, Darryl F. Zanuck Productions, Inc. & Twentieth Century Fox Film Corp. ; 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, James Jones, David Pursall & Jack Seddon

The longest day, Darryl F. Zanuck Productions, Inc. & Twentieth Century Fox Film Corp. ; 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, James Jones, David Pursall & Jack Seddon

Label
The longest day
Title
The longest day
Statement of responsibility
Darryl F. Zanuck Productions, Inc. & Twentieth Century Fox Film Corp. ; 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, James Jones, David Pursall & Jack Seddon
Contributor
Actor
Arranger of music
Art director
Director of photography
Film director
Film distributor
Film editor
Film producer
Production company
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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)
Awards note
Winner of two Academy Awards: Special effects and Cinematography, 1962.
Cataloging source
HT#
Characteristic
videorecording
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Credits note
Thematic music by Paul Anka ; arrangement by Mitch Miller ; musical score composed and conducted by Maurice Jarre ; photography, Jean Bourgoin, Walter Wottitz ; art directors, Ted Aworth, Leon Barsacq, Vincent Korda ; editor, Samuel E. Beetley
Intended audience
Rated G
Language note
English (5.0 surround, Dolby surround) or French (Dolby surround) language soundtrack with optional subtitles in English and Spanish ; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired
PerformerNote
Eddie Albert, Paul Anka, Arletty, Jean-Louis Barrault, Richard Beymer, Hans Christian Blech, Bourvil, Richard Burton, Wolfgang Büttner, Red Buttons, Pauline Carton, Sean Connery, Ray Danton, Irina Demich, Fred Dür, Fabian, Mel Ferrer, Henry Fonda, Steve Forrest, Gert Fröbe, Leo Genn, John Gregson, Paul Hartmann, Peter Helm, Werner Hinz, Donald Houston, Jeff Hunter, Karl John, Curt Jürgens, Alexander Knox, Peter Lawford, Fernand Ledoux, Christian Marquand, Dewey Martin, Roddy McDowall, Michael Medwin, Sal Mineo, Robert Mitchum, Kenneth More, Richard Münch, Edmond O'Brien, Leslie Phillips, Wolfgang Preiss, Ron Randell, Madeleine Renaud, Georges Riviere, Norman Rossington, Robert Ryan, Tommy Sands, George Segal, Jean Servais, Rod Steiger, Richard Todd, Tom Tryon, Peter Van Eyck, Robert Wagner, Richard Wattis, Stuart Whitman, Georges Wilson, John Wayne
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  • Annakin, Ken
  • Marton, Andrew
  • Wicki, Bernhard
  • Zanuck, Darryl Francis
  • Ryan, Cornelius
  • Gary, Romain
  • Jones, James
  • Pursall, David
  • Seddon, Jack
  • Albert, Eddie
  • Anka, Paul
  • Arletty
  • Barrault, Jean-Louis
  • Beymer, Richard
  • Blech, Hans Christian
  • Bourvil
  • Burton, Richard
  • Büttner, Wolfgang
  • Buttons, Red
  • Carton, Pauline
  • Connery, Sean
  • Danton, Ray
  • Demick, Irina
  • Dür, Fred
  • Fabian
  • Ferrer, Mel
  • Fonda, Henry
  • Forrest, Steve
  • Fröbe, Gert
  • Genn, Leo
  • Gregson, John
  • Hartmann, Paul
  • Helm, Peter
  • Hinz, Werner
  • Houston, Donald
  • Hunter, Jeffrey
  • John, Karl
  • Jürgens, Curd
  • Knox, Alexander
  • Lawford, Peter
  • Ledoux, Fernand
  • Marquand, Christian
  • Martin, Dewey
  • McDowall, Roddy
  • Medwin, Michael
  • Mineo, Sal
  • Mitchum, Robert
  • More, Kenneth
  • Munch, Richard
  • O'Brien, Edmond
  • Phillips, Leslie
  • Preiss, Wolfgang
  • Randell, Ron
  • Renaud, Madeleine
  • Rivière, Georges
  • Rossington, Norman
  • Ryan, Robert
  • Sands, Tommy
  • Segal, George
  • Servais, Jean
  • Steiger, Rod
  • Todd, Richard
  • Tryon, Thomas
  • Eyck, Peter van
  • Wagner, Robert
  • Wattis, Richard
  • Whitman, Stuart
  • Wilson, Georges
  • Wayne, John
  • Miller, Mitch
  • Jarre, Maurice
  • Bourgoin, Jean
  • Wottitz, Walter
  • Haworth, Ted
  • Barsacq, Léon
  • Korda, Vincent
  • Beetley, Samuel E.
  • Ryan, Cornelius
  • Darryl F. Zanuck Productions
  • Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation
  • Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc
Runtime
178
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  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Normandy (France)
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The longest day, Darryl F. Zanuck Productions, Inc. & Twentieth Century Fox Film Corp. ; 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, James Jones, David Pursall & Jack Seddon
Instantiates
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Based on the book by Cornelius Ryan
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1962 by Darryl F. Zanuck Productions and Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corp
  • 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
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn903958349
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 178 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
DVD video, sound, black and white
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1695081
  • (OCoLC)903958349
System details
DVD; Dolby Digital surround 5.0; NTSC; Region 1; widscreen (2.35:1) format
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The longest day, Darryl F. Zanuck Productions, Inc. & Twentieth Century Fox Film Corp. ; 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, James Jones, David Pursall & Jack Seddon
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Based on the book by Cornelius Ryan
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1962 by Darryl F. Zanuck Productions and Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corp
  • 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
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn903958349
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 178 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
DVD video, sound, black and white
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1695081
  • (OCoLC)903958349
System details
DVD; Dolby Digital surround 5.0; NTSC; Region 1; widscreen (2.35:1) format
Video recording format
DVD

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