Longest Day, The  

Last Edited: 17-Jan-2016
A Global British Comedy Collaborative document. Edited by John Lucas
Broadcast source is BBC Radio Four unless otherwise indicated. Recording quality is considered good unless otherwise indicated.

Date Classifications
Title Cast Parameters
1962 War
Black and White
2.35:1

Longest Day, The
Eddie Albert                   Col. Thompson
Paul Anka                      U.S. Army Ranger
Arletty                          Madame Barrault
Jean-Louis Barrault          Father Louis Roulland
Richard Beymer               Pvt. Dutch Schultz
Hans Christian Blech        Maj. Werner Pluskat
Bourvil                          Mayor of Colleville
Richard Burton                Flying Officer David Campbell
Wolfgang Büttner            Maj. Gen. Dr. Hans Speidel
Red Buttons                   Pvt. John Steele
Pauline Carton                Maid
Sean Connery                 Pvt. Flanagan
Ray Danton                    Capt. Frank
Irina Demick                   Janine Boitard
Fred Dur                        U.S. Army Ranger major
Fabian                          U.S. Army Ranger
Mel Ferrer                      Maj. Gen. Robert Haines
Henry Fonda                  Brig. Gen. Theodore Roosevelt Jr.
Steve Forrest                 Capt. Harding
Gert Fröbe                     Sgt. Kaffekanne
Leo Genn                       Brig. Gen. Edwin P. Parker Jr.
John Gregson                  British Padre
Paul Hartmann                Field Marshal Gerd von Rundstedt
Peter Helm                     Young GI
Werner Hinz                   Field Marshal Erwin Rommel
Donald Houston               RAF Pilot
Jeffrey Hunter                Sgt. (later Lt.) John H. Fuller
Karl John                       Gen. Wolfgang Hager
Curd Jürgens                  Maj. Gen. Gunther Blumentritt
Alexander Knox               Maj. Gen. Walter Bedell Smith
Peter Lawford                 Lord Lovat
Fernand Ledoux              Louis
Christian Marquand          Cmdr. Philippe Kieffer (commando leader)
Dewey Martin                 Pvt. Wilder
Roddy McDowall              Pvt. Morris
Michael Medwin              Pvt. Watney
Sal Mineo                       Pvt. Martini
Robert Mitchum              Brig. Gen. Norman Cota
Kenneth More                 Capt. Colin Maud
Richard Münch                Gen. Erich Marcks
Edmond O'Brien               Gen. Raymond D. Barton
Leslie Phillips                  RAF Officer Mac
Wolfgang Preiss               Maj. Gen. Max Pemsel
Ron Randell                    Joe Williams
Madeleine Renaud           Mother Superior
Georges Rivière               Sgt. Guy de Montlaur
Norman Rossington          Pvt. Clough
Robert Ryan                   Brig. Gen. James M. Gavin
Tommy Sands                 U.S. Army Ranger
George Segal                  U.S. Army Ranger
Jean Servais                   RAdm. Janjard
Rod Steiger                    Destroyer Commander
Richard Todd                  Maj. John Howard
Tom Tryon                     Lt. Wilson
Peter van Eyck               Lt. Col. Ocker
Robert Wagner               U.S. Army Ranger
Richard Wattis                British Paratrooper
Stuart Whitman              Lt. Sheen
Georges Wilson              Alexandre Renaud
John Wayne                  Lt. Col. Benjamin Vandervoort

Directed by Ken Annakin, Andrew Marton, Bernhard Wicki, Gerd Oswald
Writing Credits 
screenplay and book by Cornelius Ryan
additional episodes written by Romain Gary, James Jones, David Pursall,
Jack Seddon
Produced by Elmo Williams, Darryl F. Zanuck
Music by Maurice Jarre
20th Century Fox
4112612
178:00

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