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D-Day the Sixth of June (1956)

Approved  |   |  Drama, Romance, War  |  29 May 1956 (USA)
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En route to Normandy, an American and a British officer reminisce in flashback about their romances with the same woman.

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Capt. Brad Parker
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Lt. Col. John Wynter
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Valerie Russell
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Lt. Col. Alexander Timmer
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Brig. Russell
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Raymond Boyce
Robert Gist ...
Dan Stenick
Richard Wyler ...
David Archer (as Richard Stapley)
Ross Elliott ...
Maj. Mills
Alex Finlayson ...
Col. Harkens
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'Twas the night before D-Day. One ship, carrying Special Force Six, leaves ahead of the main invasion on a dangerous mission. On board are British Colonel Wynter and American Captain Parker, who each, in flashback, reminisce about their separate involvements with beauteous Valerie Russell. Will the coming battle (confined to the film's last fifteen minutes) determine which one comes home to her? Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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The Greatest Love Story of the War ! See more »

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29 May 1956 (USA)  »

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The Sixth of June  »

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Trivia

A parachutist during World War II, Richard Todd actually took part in the invasion of Normandy on 6 June 1944. See more »

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At about one hour,one minute and 17 seconds into the film a panoramic view of Tangiers is shown but it's the present-day modern city of Tangiers, complete with high-rise modern hotels and harbor rather than the 1940s wartime Tangiers. See more »

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Referenced in Teenage Rebel (1956) See more »

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Not the greatest
6 March 2003 | by (Virginia, US of A) – See all my reviews

This is one of those movies where history (IWW II) seems to get in the way of romance (Taylor and Wynter). He's a married American officer stationed in England, falling in love with a beautiful young Red Cross worker (Wynter), while she's already in love with a gung ho British officer (Todd). Wow! All that with bombs falling, guns firing and secret missions. Taylor and Wynter pull it off nicely, but the movie as a whole will leave you a little disappointed. Mind you, it is a good way to kill a couple of hours.


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