The Longest Day

1962

Ken Annakin
Director, British exterior episodes
Andrew Marton
Director, American exterior episodes
Bernhard Wicki
Director, German episodes
Darryl F. Zanuck
Director (uncredited)

Perfect evocation of the mammoth D-Day landings. Private Ryan may have out done the actual beach landings, but the latter half of the film pales compared to this 1962 epic. Red Buttons steals it as an unfortunate paratrooper.

11/22/2011: Giving this one a Blu-Ray makeover!


25th September 1962
Cinema






4th October 1962
Cinema






11th October 1962
Cinema







3rd June 2008
Blu-Ray



178 mins
2.20:1



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Eddie Albert
Colonel Thompson
Paul Anka
US Ranger
Arletty
Madame Barrault
Jean-Louis Barrault
Father Louis Roulland
Richard Beymer
Private Dutch Schultz
Hans Christian Blech
Maj. Werner Pluskat
Bourvil
Alphonse Lenaux, maire de Colleville sur Orne
Richard Burton
Flight Officer David Campbell
Wolfgang Büttner
Major General Doctor Hans Speidel
Red Buttons
Private John Steele
Pauline Carton
Maid
Sean Connery
Private Flanagan
Ray Danton
Captain Frank
Irina Demick
Janine Boitard
Fred Dur
U.S. Army Ranger Major
Fabian
U.S. Ranger
Mel Ferrer
Major General Robert Haines
Henry Fonda
Brigadier General Theodore Roosevelt Jr,
U.S. Fourth Division
Steve Forrest
Captain Harding
Gert Fröbe
German Soldier
Leo Genn
Brigadier General Parker
John Gregson
British Padre
Paul Hartmann
Field Marshal Gerd von Rundstedt
Peter Helm
Young G.I
Werner Hinz
Field Marshal Erwin Rommel
Donald Houston
R.A.F. Pilot
Jeffrey Hunter
Sergeant Fuller
Karl John
Luftwaffe General Wolfgang Hager

Curd Jürgens
General Gunther Blumentritt

Alexander Knox
Major General Walter Bedell Smith

Peter Lawford
Lord Lovat

Fernand Ledoux
Louis

Christian Marquand
Commander Philippe Kieffer

Dewey Martin
Sergeant Wilder

Roddy McDowall
Private Morris

Michael Medwin
Cpl. Watney

Sal Mineo
Private Martini

Robert Mitchum
Brigadier General Norman Cota

Kenneth More
Commander Colin Maud

Richard Münch
General Erich Marcks

Edmond O'Brien
General Raymond O. Barton

Leslie Phillips
R.A.F. officer

Wolfgang Preiss
Major General Max Pemsel

Ron Randell
Joe Williams

Madeleine Renaud
Mother Superior

Georges Rivière
Sergeant Guy de Montlaur

Norman Rossington
Pvt. Clough

Robert Ryan
Brigadier General James M. Gavin

Tommy Sands
U.S. Ranger

George Segal
US Ranger on ladder

Jean Servais
Rear Admiral Robert Jaujard

Rod Steiger
Destroyer Commander

Richard Todd
Major John Howard

Tom Tryon
Lieutenant Wilson

Peter van Eyck
Lieutenant Colonel Ocker

Robert Wagner
U.S. Ranger

Richard Wattis
British Paratrooper

Stuart Whitman
Lieutenant Sheen

Georges Wilson
Alexandre Renaud

John Wayne
Lt. Col. Benjamin Vandervoort

Eugene Deckers
German Soldier

Heinz Spitzner
Lieutenant Colonel Hellmuth Meyer

Robert Freitag
Meyer's Aide

Tony Mordente
Cook

Bernard Fox
British Soldier (Hutchinson)

Patrick Barr
Group Capt. J.N. Stagg

Siân Phillips
WREN

Heinz Reincke
Colonel Josef 'Pips' Priller

Dietmar Schönherr
Luftwaffe Major

Henry Grace
General Dwight D. Eisenhower

Trevor Reid
Gen. Sir Bernard L. Montgomery

John Robinson
Admiral Sir Bertram Ramsey

Jack Hedley
RAF Briefing Officer

Alice Tissot
Lenaux's housekeeper

Ernst Schröder
General Hans von Salmuth

Harold Goodwin
British soldier in glider

Frank Finlay
Pvt. Coke

Lyndon Brook
Lt. Walsh

Howard Marion-Crawford
Glider Doctor

Serge Tolstoy
German Officer (?)

Lionel Vitrant
Paratroop in Garden (Robert Murphy)

Harry Fowler
British Paratrooper

Gil Delamare
Kieffer's Aide

Bernard Fresson
Kieffer's Aide

Wolfgang Lukschy
Colonel General Alfred Jodl

Nicholas Stuart
Lieutenant General Omar N. Bradley

John Meillon
Rear Admiral Alan G. Kirk

John Crawford
Colonel Caffey

Jack Phillips
Roosevelt's Aide

Leslie de Laspee
Bill Millin, Lovat’s piper

Ruth Hausmeister
Frau Rommel

Michael Hinz
Manfred Rommel

Bill Nagy
Major Lance in Ste. Mère-Eglise

Patrick Jordan
Tom, British Soldier Talking to Major Howard

Bryan Coleman
Ronald Callen

Neil McCallum
Canadian Doctor

Simon Lack
Air Chief Marshal Sir Trafford Leigh-Mallory

Louis Mounier
Sir Arthur William Tedder

Mark Damon
Private Harris

Maurice Poli
Jean

Jo D'Avray
French Navy Captain

Kurt Meisel
Capt. Ernst During

Til Kiwe
Capt. Helmuth Lang

Malte Petzel
German officer with Rupert

Paul Edwin Roth
Col. Schiller

Hartmut Reck
Sgt. Bernhard Bergsdorf

Rainer Penkert
Lt. Fritz Theen

Dieter Jahne
German Soldier

Rudy Lenoir
German Soldier

Walter Horsbrugh
Adm. Creasey

Kurt Pecher
German Commander

Richard Dawson
British Soldier

Colin Drake
Zanuck

Joseph Lowe
Ranger at Ponte du Hoc

Bob Steele
Paratrooper
(not the cowboy actor)

Al Mulock
Undetermined Role

Harry Landis
British Soldier

Michael Beint
Bit Part

Lucien Camiret
Bit Part

Jean Champion
Bit Part

Michel Duchaussoy
Extra

Lutz Gabor
Bit Part

Clément Harari
Bit Part

Mickey Knox
US Airman

Edward Meeks

Marcel Rouzé
Bit Part

Dominique Zardi
French Spitfire Pilot

Geoffrey Bayldon
Officer at Eisenhower briefing

Russell Waters

Yves Barsacq
Man at Resistance HQ

Gary Collins
Officer on Bridge w/Destroyer Commander

Arnold Gelderman
German Guard on Train Track

Daniel Gélin
Undetermined Role (French Version) (scenes deleted)

Françoise Rosay
Undetermined Role (French Version) (scenes deleted)

Walter Gotell
German soldier (possibly?)

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Resistance Man

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SS Sturmhauptführer

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Checkpoint soldier

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Checkpoint soldier

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Feldwebel
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prisoners and escort
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MP
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US Ranger
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Navy Signalman
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RAF man at bar
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Ted, barman
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US Meteorological Service
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US Pathfinder
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US Pathfinder
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Airman
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Airman
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German intelligence Officer
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German intelligence Officer
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German officer playing cards
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German officer playing cards
Reginald Pasch
German General playing cards
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Sparrow, US Soldier
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Glider pilot
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Glider co-pilot
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British Paratrooper
Vicco von Bülow
German Communications Officer
Norman Johns
British Paratrooper (John)
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British Paratrooper
Radio Operator (Smith)
Hans Söhnker
Pemsel's Lieutenant
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Rupert Distributor
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German officer at Caen
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German soldier at Caen
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French Paratrooper
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French Paratrooper
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German guard on train track
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Canadian Paratrooper
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Canadian Paratrooper
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Canadian Paratrooper
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German Soldier
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German Soldier
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German intelligence officer
British intelligence officer
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Sister
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US Paratrooper
Michael Berger
German soldier in bunker
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101st Airborne Paratrooper
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101st Airborne Paratrooper
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101st Airborne Paratrooper
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French Special Service
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French Special Service
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French Special Service
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Luftwaffe Officer
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German Officer
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German Officer
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German Officer
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German Officer
Armin Dahlen
Blumentritt's Adjutant
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Officer on USS Augusta
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Unteroffizier
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Nun
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Nun
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Nun
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Nun
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Nun
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Intelligence officer
Joe Warfield
Medic
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Medic
A Dog
Winston

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