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The Longest Day
Directed by:
Ken Annakin, Andrew Marton and Bernhard Wicki

Released in the USA on October 04 of 1962, "The Longest Day" (also known as "Giorno più lungo, Il", "Längste Tag, Der") is an Action/Drama/History/War film directed by Ken Annakin, Andrew Marton, and Bernhard Wicki , starring Eddie Albert, Paul Anka, Arletty, Jean-Louis Barrault, Richard Beymer and Hans Christian Blech.

This is the day that changed the world... When history held its breath.

Who directed "The Longest Day":

The Longest Day was directed by Ken Annakin, Andrew Marton and Bernhard Wicki.

Ken Annakin is an English director, producer, and actor. Before directing The Longest Day, he had directed The Fast Lady, released in 1962, Swiss Family Robinson (1960), Third Man on the Mountain (1959), Nor the Moon by Night (1958), Across the Bridge (1957), and Three Men in a Boat (1956). Since, Ken Annakin directed Crooks Anonymous, released in 1962, The Informers (1963), Battle of the Bulge (1965), The Long Duel (1967), The Biggest Bundle of Them All (1968), and Monte Carlo or Bust (1969).

Andrew Marton was a director, producer, and actor. Before directing The Longest Day, he had directed It Happened in Athens, released in 1962, Green Fire (1954), Men of the Fighting Lady (1954), Prisoner of War (1954), The Devil Makes Three (1952), and King Solomon's Mines (1950). Since, Andrew Marton directed 55 Days at Peking, released in 1963, The Thin Red Line (1964), Crack in the World (1965), Around the World Under the Sea (1966), Birds Do It (1966), and Kampf um Rom I (1968).

Bernhard Wicki was an Austrian actor, director, and screenwriter. Before making The Longest Day, he had directed Das Wunder des Malachias, released in 1961. Since, Bernhard Wicki directed The Visit, released in 1964.

When was "The Longest Day" released:

The Longest Day was first released on Thursday, October 04, 1962, in the United States.. This was fifty-six (56) years ago.

It has been released on Tuesday, October 23, 1962 in the United Kingdom; Tuesday, September 25, 1962 in France; Thursday, October 25, 1962 in Germany; Thursday, November 01, 1962 in Italy; Sunday, December 16, 1962 in Spain and on Saturday, December 08, 1962 in Japan.

What is the casting of "The Longest Day":

At the casting of The Longest Day we find Eddie Albert, previously seen in The Young Doctors (1961) and Beloved Infidel (1959); Paul Anka (The Private Lives of Adam and Eve (1960), Girls Town (1959)); Arletty (Maxime (1958), Le Grand jeu (1954)) [ more... ]

  • Pauline Carton and Jean-Louis Barrault, Bourvil also appeared in Si Versailles m'était conté, released in 1954.
  • Mel Ferrer and Henry Fonda can both be seen in Sex and the Single Girl, released in 1964.
  • Henry Fonda and Hans Christian Blech also appeared in Battle of the Bulge, released in 1965.

What is the Storyline of "The Longest Day":

The Longest Day is filmed in the style of a docudrama. Beginning in the days leading up to D-Day, the film concentrates on events on both sides of the channel such as the Allies waiting for the break in the poor weather and the anticipation of the Axis forces defending northern France. The film pays particular attention to the decision by General Eisenhower, supreme commander of SHAEF, to go after reviewing the initial bad weather reports as well as the divisions within the German High Command on when an [...]

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