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The Shortest Day (1963)
"Il giorno più corto" (original title)

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Two jerks are enlisted in the Italian army during W.W.1 and by pure luck manage to help win an important battle.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ciccio Ingrassia ...
Francesco Coppola
Franco Franchi ...
Franco Lo Grugno
Gino Cervi ...
Colonnello Daini
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Frate bersagliere
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L'infermiera
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Pecoraio
Eduardo De Filippo ...
Mafioso
Peppino De Filippo ...
Zio Peppino
Aldo Fabrizi ...
Facchino
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Tenente in trincea
Philippe Leroy ...
Soldato
Amedeo Nazzari ...
Soldato strabico col pallottoliere
Romolo Valli ...
Il capitano
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Soldato
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Two jerks are enlisted in the Italian army during W.W.1 and by pure luck manage to help win an important battle.

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army | soldier | italy

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A spoof of The Longest Day (1962), starring, in leading or supporting roles or cameos, potentially all the most popular Italian comedians of the time. See more »

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