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The Longest Day (2-DVD) G

This is the day that changed the world... when history held its breath.
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Format:  DVD  (2 Discs)
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DVD Features:

  • Audio Commentary by Historian Mary Corey
  • Audio Commentary by Director Ken Annakin
  • A Day To Remember 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
  • Number of Discs: 2
  • Rated: G
  • Closed captioning available
  • Run Time: 2 hours, 58 minutes
  • Video: Black & White
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Released: May 12, 2009
  • Originally Released: 1962
  • Label: 20th Century Fox
  • 2-Disc Set
  • NTSC
  • Special Edition
  • Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
  • Audio:
    • Dolby 4.0 - English
    • Dolby Surround - English
    • Mono - French, Spanish
    • Subtitles - English, Spanish - Optional
  • Additional Release Material:
    • Trailers: Bonus Trailers

Disc 1: THE LONGEST DAY - Widescreen Version

  • Aspect Ratio: Widescreen - 2.20
  • Additional Release Material:
    • Audio Commentary: Historical Commentary

Disc 2: THE LONGEST DAY - Bonus Material

  • Additional Release Material:
    • Bonus Footage: Richard Zannuck on THE LONGEST DAY
    • Trailers: Theatrical Trailer
    • Featurette:
      1. "A Day to Remember"
      2. "Longest Day: A Salute to Courage"
      3. "Backstory - The Longest Day"
      4. "D-Day Revisted"
  • Text/Photo Galleries:
    • Stills/Photos

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Major Awards:

Academy Awards 1962 - Best Cinematography: Jean Bourgoin & Walter Wottitz
Academy Awards 1962 - Best Sound Effects
Academy Awards 1962 - Best Special Effects

Entertainment Reviews:


Total Count: 23


User Ratings: 42,889
Breathtaking scope and authenticity. Full Review
TV Guide
Jul 7, 2017
Rating: B+ -- Produced by Zanuck, this WWII epic is the joint effort of 3 directors, no less than 5 writers, and numerous stars, including John Wayne. Full Review
Jan 24, 2007
Over-long and laden with the usual national stereotypes. Full Review
Time Out
Jun 24, 2006
THE LONGEST DAY features a massive all-star cast in its re-creation of the Allied invasion at Normandy Beach during World War II.
Widescreen Review
Jun 1, 2006
...John Sturges' robust POW actioner follows the template he set with THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN... .It's turns from Dickie Attenborough and David McCallum that provide the heart...
Total Film
Jul 1, 2003
[I]t's hard not to admire the logistical ingenuity with which Darryl Zanuck put together a production of this size.
Sight and Sound
Aug 1, 2004
...The all-star DAY holds up as a respectable portrayal of the event...
USA Today
Nov 5, 1999

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The triumph and tragedy of the World War II heroes who stormed Normandy Beach on D-Day, June 6, 1944, are immortalized in this 1962 Oscar winner for Best Cinematography (Black-and-White) and Best Special Effects.

Seen through the eyes of Allied generals, foot soldiers, strategists and paratroopers, The Longest Day recounts the largest and greatest military mission of all time. In a battle that would change the course of history, 5,000 ships unloaded over 3 million men on the beaches of France, and the Allies gained a valuable foothold on enemy territory at an incalculable cost. This massive production required five directors and featured an international cast of thousands, including John Wayne, Robert Mitchum, Henry Fonda, Eddie Albert, Richard Burton, Sean Connery, Peter Lawford, Rod Steiger, Stuart Whitman, Robert Ryan, Edmond O'Brien, Curt Jurgens and more!

Product Description:

An all-star cast enlists for this epic recreation of the Allied invasion of Normandy. Academy Award Nominations: 5, including Best Picture. Academy Awards: Best (Black-and-White) Cinematography.

Plot Synopsis:

An all-star cast enlists for this epic recreation of the Allied invasion of Normandy that took place on June 6, 1944. The film dramatises the viewpoints of the French, English, German, and American soldiers. Featured actors include John Wayne, Robert Mitchum, Henry Fonda, Richard Burton, Sean Connery, and many more.


Production Notes:

  • Shot in CinemaScope.

Product Info

  • UPC: 024543234647
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
  • International Shipping: 2 items

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