THE LONGEST DAY|
studio, with background projection, Heinz Reincke (Priller)
begins his attack
over the beaches of ‘Gold and Juno’
(westward towards 'Omaha',
but in the movie they fly to
the east towards 'Sword' Beach)
together with his wingman
'Bergsdorf' (at the time it was Heinz
(Werner Hinz) is flabbergasted to hear that the Allied
invasion has started,...
Manfred (Michael Hinz) and Frau Rommel (Ruth
Hausmeister) realize that the party is
Omar Bradley receives disturbing messages from Omaha
Cota (Robert Mitchum) saves the day with his inspirational
on Omaha taking up positions for a break out,…
later, when the seawall is breached, they storm into
'Vierville' (Île de Ré)
Port-en-Bessin, the place where the attack on the
casino of Ouistreham was reenacted
commando leader Kieffer (Christian Marquand) and his troops
are stopped by German fire coming from the casino
At the end, Kieffer decides to collect a Sherman tank,
and this does te trick, after a couple of rounds the casino collapses,...
At Pegasus Bridge, Major Howard (Richard Todd) could swear he hears bagpipes playing,...
Moments later Lord Lovat
(Peter Lawford) arrives with his commando's,
Major Howard and his paratroopers at Pegasus
Major Howard succeeded, suddenly remembers his order; 'Hold, untill relieved,...'
Vandervoort (John Wayne) is shocked when he sees 'his'
hanging from poles and trees in Ste-Mère-Eglise ziet hangen
They look 'good' pals,... but Wayne was, because
of his deal
for the contract, not that populair on the set
(Red Buttons) explains to Lt. Sheen (S. Whitman) that he is
because he hung for eight hours beside the ringing
bells of the tower
Campbell (Richard Burton) is wounded
and is getting support
from 'Dutch' Schultz (Richard Beymer)
scene,... Major Pluskat (Hans Christian Blech)
wounded besides a crashed Allied WACO
Field Marshal Von Rundstedt realizes
that he can not stop the Allied invasion,...
(Mitchum) is satisfied to see his men exit 'Omaha Beach' (Île
(The folks below don't realise that once here on this beach, filmhistory was made)
Robert Mitchum gets in a Jeep and leaves Omaha Beach,... this was
'The Longest Day'