The Longest DayOscar Winner Runtime: 178 minutes
42 STARS IN THE LONGEST DAY
The Longest Day is a action film released in 1962. It is based on the book "The Longest Day: June 6, 1944" by Ryan, Cornelius. . The film stars Eddie Albert as Col. Thompson, Paul Anka as U.S. Army Ranger and Arletty as Madame Barrault. The Longest Day was produced for $10,000,000. Since it's release it has grossed over $39,000,000 in ticket sales and $18,000,000 in rental and home sales.
The Longest Day was recognized by the Academy of Motion Pictures Art and Sciences in four categories. It won the Oscar for cinematography (black-and-white) . It was also an Oscar nominee for art direction (black-and-white), film editing and best picture.
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