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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 [and others] ; Twentieth Century Fox

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 [and others] ; Twentieth Century Fox

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 [and others] ; Twentieth Century Fox
Title variation
Darryl F. Zanuck's The Longest day
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Composer
Director
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • ger
  • 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
Language note
In English, German and French with English subtitles; optional dubbed French or dubbed Spanish audio tracks; optional English SDH or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
LC call number
  • PN1997
  • D743.23
LC item number
  • .L663 2006
  • .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
  • 1902-1979
  • 1904-1992
  • 1919-2000
  • 1907-1979
  • 1905-1982
  • 1925-1984
  • 1914-1982
  • 1919-2009
  • 1898-1992
  • 1910-1994
  • 1927-2000
  • 1925-1993
  • 1903-1985
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Zanuck, Darryl Francis
  • Annakin, Ken
  • Marton, Andrew
  • Wicki, Bernhard
  • Jarre, Maurice
  • Ryan, Cornelius
  • Gary, Romain
  • Wayne, John
  • Mitchum, Robert
  • Fonda, Henry
  • Albert, Eddie
  • Burton, Richard
  • More, Kenneth
  • Todd, Richard
  • Arletty
  • 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
  • Normandy (France)
  • Soldiers
  • Generals
  • Parachute troops
  • Spanish language materials
  • French language materials
  • Guerra Mundial II, 1939-1945
  • Generales
Target audience
general
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 [and others] ; Twentieth Century Fox
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • 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
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1: The longest day -- Disc 2: special features
Control code
ocm67619099
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (approximately 178 min.)
Isbn
9786310045153
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Number of discs, special features, and language options may vary by copy.
Other control number
024543234647
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
2233464
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)67619099
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 [and others] ; Twentieth Century Fox
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • 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
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1: The longest day -- Disc 2: special features
Control code
ocm67619099
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (approximately 178 min.)
Isbn
9786310045153
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Number of discs, special features, and language options may vary by copy.
Other control number
024543234647
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
2233464
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)67619099
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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