The Shortest Day (1963)

Il giorno più corto (original title)
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 overview, first billed only:
Ciccio Ingrassia ...
Francesco Coppola
Franco Franchi ...
Franco Lo Grugno
Colonnello Daini
Frate bersagliere
Eduardo De Filippo ...
Peppino De Filippo ...
Zio Peppino
Tenente in trincea
Soldato strabico col pallottoliere
Romolo Valli ...
Il capitano


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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This film contains many cameos including Stewart Granger, Walter Pidgeon, Gordon Scott, Anouk Aimee, Jean-Paul Belmondo, and Verna Lisi (in a co-starring role). However the credits have been wrong for decades in that David Niven does not appear in the film at all. See more »


Spoofs The Longest Day (1962) See more »

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