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The Longest Day


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A special presentation of the feature film
Starring Eddie Albert as Col. Tom Newton, Paul Anka as US Ranger, Patrick Barr as Group Captain J.N. Stagg, Bourvil as Mayor of Colleville, Richard Burton as RAF Pilot, Red Buttons as Private John Steele, Sean Connery as Private Flanagan, Fabian as US Ranger, Mel Ferrer as Major General Robert Haines, Henry Fonda as Brig. General Theodore Roosevelt, Steve Forrest as Captain Harding, Leo Genn as Brig. General Parker, John Gregson as British Padre, Donald Houston as RAF Pilot, Jeffrey Hunter as Sergeant Fuller, Curt Jurgens as Maj. General Gunther Blumentritt, Peter Lawford as Lord Lovat, Christian Marquand as Commander Philippe Kieffer, Roddy McDowall as Private Morris, Michael Medwin as Private Watney, Sal Mineo as Private Martini, Robert Mitchum as Brig. General Norman Cota, Kenneth More as Capt. Colin Maud, Edmond O'Brien as General Raymond O. Barton, Leslie Phillips as RAF Officer, Norman Rossington as Private Clough, Robert Ryan as Brig. General James M. Gavin, Tommy Sands as US Ranger, Rod Steiger as Destroyer Commander, Richard Todd as Major John Howard, Tom Tryon as Lieutenant Wilson, Peter van Eyck as Lieutenant Colonel Ocker, Robert Wagner as US Ranger, John Wayne as Lt.-Colonel Benjamin Vandervoort, Stuart Whitman as Lieutenant Sheen

June, 1944. The Allied invasion of Europe has been postponed because of bad weather. As waiting troops grow restive and the rain still pours down, the meteorologists forecast an improvement which will bring tolerable, though not ideal conditions. Commander of the Allied forces General Dwight D. Eisenhower makes a historic decision; Tuesday, 6 June will be D-Day.

with Arletty, Richard Beymer, Ray Danton, Irina Demich, Ron Randell, Jack Hedley, John Robinson, Frank Finlay, Lyndon Brook, Bryan Coleman, Neil Mccallum, Trevor Reid, Simon Lack, Louis Mounier, Sian Phillips, Alexander Knox, Henry Grace, Mark Damon, Dewey Martin, John Crawford, Nicholas Stuart, John Meillon, Jean-Louis Barrault, Madeleine Renaud, Georges Riviere, Jean Servais, Georges Wilson, Fernand Ledoux, Maurice Poli, Alice Tissot, Jo D'avray, Werner Hinz, Paul Hartmann, Gerd Froebe

This Week's Films: page 15


Screenplay/Based on the book by: Cornelius Ryan
Producer: Darryl F. Zanuck
Director: Ken Annakin
Director: Andrew Marton
Director: Bernhard Wicki
Col. Tom Newton: Eddie Albert
US Ranger: Paul Anka
Group Captain J.N. Stagg: Patrick Barr
Mayor of Colleville: null Bourvil
RAF Pilot: Richard Burton
Private John Steele: Red Buttons
Private Flanagan: Sean Connery
US Ranger: Fabian
Major General Robert Haines: Mel Ferrer
Brig. General Theodore Roosevelt: Henry Fonda
Captain Harding: Steve Forrest
Brig. General Parker: Leo Genn
British Padre: John Gregson
RAF Pilot: Donald Houston
Sergeant Fuller: Jeffrey Hunter
Maj. General Gunther Blumentritt: Curt Jurgens
Lord Lovat: Peter Lawford
Commander Philippe Kieffer: Christian Marquand
Private Morris: Roddy McDowall
Private Watney: Michael Medwin
Private Martini: Sal Mineo
Brig. General Norman Cota: Robert Mitchum
Capt. Colin Maud: Kenneth More
General Raymond O. Barton: Edmond O'Brien
RAF Officer: Leslie Phillips
Private Clough: Norman Rossington
Brig. General James M. Gavin: Robert Ryan
US Ranger: Tommy Sands
Destroyer Commander: Rod Steiger
Major John Howard: Richard Todd
Lieutenant Wilson: Tom Tryon
Lieutenant Colonel Ocker: Peter van Eyck
US Ranger: Robert Wagner
Lt-Colonel Benjamin Vandervoort: John Wayne
Lieutenant Sheen: Stuart Whitman
[Actress]: Arletty
[Actor]: Richard Beymer
[Actor]: Ray Danton
[Actress]: Irina Demich
[Actor]: Ron Randell
[Actor]: Jack Hedley
[Actor]: John Robinson
[Actor]: Frank Finlay
[Actor]: Lyndon Brook
[Actor]: Bryan Coleman
[Actor]: Neil McCallum
[Actor]: Trevor Reid
[Actor]: Simon Lack
[Actor]: Louis Mounier
[Actress]: Sian Phillips
[Actor]: Alexander Knox
[Actor]: Henry Grace
[Actor]: Mark Damon
[Actor]: Dewey Martin
[Actor]: John Crawford
[Actor]: Nicholas Stuart
[Actor]: John Meillon
[Actor]: Jean-Louis Barrault
[Actress]: Madeleine Renaud
[Actor]: Georges Riviere
[Actor]: Jean Servais
[Actor]: Georges Wilson
[Actor]: Fernand Ledoux
[Actor]: Maurice Poli
[Actress]: Alice Tissot
[Actor]: Jo D'Avray
[Actor]: Werner Hinz
[Actor]: Paul Hartmann
[Actor]: Gerd Froebe

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