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The Resource The longest day, 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.] ; Twentieth Century Fox, (videorecording)

The longest day, 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.] ; Twentieth Century Fox, (videorecording)

Label
The longest day
Title
The longest day
Statement of responsibility
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.] ; Twentieth Century Fox
Title variation
Darryl F. Zanuck's The Longest day
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Director
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
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
Member of
Awards note
Academy Awards, USA, 1963: Best Cinematography, Black-and-White (Jean Bourgoin, Walter Wottitz) ; Best Effects, Special Effects (Robert MacDonald - visual, Jacques Maumont - audible)
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Music, Maurice Jarre ; thematic music, Paul Anka ; photography, Jean Bourgoin, Walter Wottitz ; editor, Samuel E. Beetley
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: G
Language note
In English, Spanish and French with optional English SDH or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
LC call number
D743.23
LC item number
.D37795 2006
PerformerNote
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
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1898-1992
  • 1902-1979
  • 1904-1992
  • 1919-2000
  • 1907-1979
  • 1905-1982
  • 1925-1984
  • 1914-1982
  • 1919-2009
  • 1910-1994
  • 1927-2000
  • 1925-1993
  • 1903-1985
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Arletty
  • Zanuck, Darryl Francis
  • Annakin, Ken
  • Marton, Andrew
  • Wicki, Bernhard
  • Ryan, Cornelius
  • Gary, Romain
  • Wayne, John
  • Mitchum, Robert
  • Fonda, Henry
  • Albert, Eddie
  • Burton, Richard
  • More, Kenneth
  • Todd, Richard
  • Barrault, Jean-Louis
  • Marquand, Christian
  • Blech, Hans Christian
  • Hinz, Werner
  • Darryl F. Zanuck Productions
  • Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc
Runtime
178
Series statement
Cinema classics collection
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ryan, Cornelius
  • Operation Overlord
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Soldiers
  • Generals
  • Parachute troops
  • Guerra Mundial II, 1939-1945
  • Generales
  • Normandy (France)
Technique
live action
Label
The longest day, 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.] ; Twentieth Century Fox, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Special features, languages, subtitles, and number of discs may vary
  • Based on the book by Cornelius Ryan
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1962
  • 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
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (ca. 178 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 00024543234647
  • 024543234647
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
2233464
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 200519
  • ocm67619099
  • (OCoLC)67619099
  • 200519
  • 200519
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 4.0 surround, Dolby surround, Dolby mono., dual-layer, NTSC
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The longest day, 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.] ; Twentieth Century Fox, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Special features, languages, subtitles, and number of discs may vary
  • Based on the book by Cornelius Ryan
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1962
  • 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
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (ca. 178 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 00024543234647
  • 024543234647
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
2233464
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 200519
  • ocm67619099
  • (OCoLC)67619099
  • 200519
  • 200519
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 4.0 surround, Dolby surround, Dolby mono., dual-layer, NTSC
Video recording format
DVD

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