November 16, 2018
The Longest Day (1962)
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The Longest Day
Tagline: This is the day that changed the world... When history held its breath.
Category: Action, Drama, War
Director: Ken Annakin
Cast: Eddie Albert, Paul Anka, Arletty , Jean-Louis Barrault, Richard Beymer, Hans Christian Blech, Bourvil , Richard Burton, Wolfgang BŁttner, Red Buttons, Pauline Carton, Sean Connery, Ray Danton, Irina Demick, Fred Durr
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Plot Summary
England in June 1944. Unseasonal storms. Allied troops are massed ready for the invasion of France, some already on the boats. The Normandy beaches will be their destination while paratroopers are dropped inland to take key towns and bridges. On the other side of the Channel the Germans still expect the invasion at Calais, and anyway the weather makes them think nothing is likely to be imminent. Eisenhower decides to go. Hitler sleeps on.
Cast List
Eddie Albert           Colonel Thompson
Paul Anka           United States Army Ranger
Arletty            Madame Barrault
Jean-Louis Barrault           Father Louis Roulland
Richard Beymer           Private Dutch Schultz
Hans Christian Blech           Major Werner Pluskat
Bourvil            Mayor of Colleville
Richard Burton           Flying Officer David Campbell
Wolfgang BŁttner           Major General Doctor Hans Speidel
Red Buttons           Private John Steele
Pauline Carton          
Sean Connery           Private Flanagan
Ray Danton           Captain Frank
Irina Demick           Janine Boitard
Fred Durr           Major of the Rangers