The Longest Day
Directed by Ken Annakin, Andrew Marton, and Bernhard Wicki. US. 1962. NR. 2 hours 58 minutes minutes. Fox. Digital.
Sun., June 9, 2019
Special screening in honor of the 70th Anniversary of this historic event! In 1944, the U.S. Army and Allied forces plan a huge invasion landing in Normandy, France. Despite bad weather, General Eisenhower gives the okay and the Allies land at Normandy. General Norman Cota (Robert Mitchum) travels with his men onto Omaha Beach. With much effort, and lost life, they get off the beach, traveling deep into French territory. The German military, due to arrogance, ignorance and a sleeping Adolf Hitler, delay their response to the Allied landing, with crippling results. The All-Star International Cast includes John Wayne, Henry Fonda, Sean Connery, Eddie Albert, Richard Burton, Red Buttons, Roddy McDowall and many more!