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The longest day
Publication Information:
Beverly Hills, CA. : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, c1999.
Physical Description:
1 videodisc (178 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details:
Target Audience:
Not rated by MPAA.
Language Note:
English (5.0 surorund, Dolby surround) or French (Dolby surround) language soundtrack with optional subtitles in English and Spanish ; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired.
General Note:
Widescreen format (aspect ratio 2.35:1).

Originally released as a motion picture in 1962.

Based on the book by Cornelius Ryan.

D-Day 50th Anniversary original black and white version of the motion picture, including the original Movietone News announcement of the invasion and the original movie trailer.
Winner of two Academy Awards: Special effects and Cinematography, 1962.
Re-enacts the military operation of D-Day from four points of view--the workings of the high commands of the American, English, French, and German forces in their battle scheme for Normandy. Largely filmed on actual invasion sites in France.