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The Longest Day (1962) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Ken Annakin ... (British exterior episodes)
Andrew Marton ... (American exterior episodes)
Bernhard Wicki ... (German episodes)
Gerd Oswald ... (parachuting scenes in Sainte-Mère-Église) (uncredited)
Darryl F. Zanuck ... (uncredited)

Writing Credits  

Cornelius Ryan ... (screenplay)
 
Cornelius Ryan ... (book)
 
Romain Gary ... (additional episodes written by) &
James Jones ... (additional episodes written by) &
David Pursall ... (additional episodes written by) &
Jack Seddon ... (additional episodes written by)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

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Hans Christian Blech ...
Bourvil ...
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Wolfgang Büttner ...
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Pauline Carton ...
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Janine Boitard (as Irina Demich)
Fred Dur ...
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Maj. Gen. Robert Haines
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Brig. Gen. Theodore Roosevelt Jr.
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Sgt. Kaffekanne
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Brig. Gen. Edwin P. Parker Jr.
John Gregson ...
British Padre
Paul Hartmann ...
Peter Helm ...
Young GI
Werner Hinz ...
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RAF Pilot
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Sgt. (later Lt.) John H. Fuller (as Jeff Hunter)
Karl John ...
Gen. Wolfgang Hager
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Maj. Gen. Gunther Blumentritt (as Curt Jürgens)
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Louis
Christian Marquand ...
Cmdr. Philippe Kieffer (commando leader)
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Pvt. Wilder (scenes deleted)
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Pvt. Morris
Michael Medwin ...
Pvt. Watney
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Pvt. Martini
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Brig. Gen. Norman Cota
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Richard Münch ...
Gen. Erich Marcks
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Gen. Raymond D. Barton
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RAF Officer Mac
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Maj. Gen. Max Pemsel
Ron Randell ...
Joe Williams
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Mother Superior
Georges Rivière ...
Sgt. Guy de Montlaur (as Georges Riviere)
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Jean Servais ...
RAdm. Janjard
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Destroyer Commander
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Lt. Wilson
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Lt. Col. Ocker (as Peter Van Eyck)
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Richard Wattis ...
British Paratrooper
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Lt. Sheen
Georges Wilson ...
Alexandre Renaud
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Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
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Undetermined Role (French Version) (scenes deleted)
Françoise Rosay ...
Undetermined Role (French Version) (scenes deleted)
Patrick Barr ...
Group Capt. J.N. Stagg (uncredited)
Michael Beint ...
Bit Part (uncredited)
Lyndon Brook ...
Lt. Walsh (uncredited)
Lucien Camiret ...
Bit Part (uncredited)
Jean Champion ...
Bit Part (uncredited)
Yvan Chiffre ...
Paratrooper (uncredited)
Bryan Coleman ...
Ronald Callen (uncredited)
John Crawford ...
Col. Caffey (uncredited)
Jo D'Avra ...
French Navy Captain (uncredited)
Mark Damon ...
Pvt. Harris (uncredited)
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British Soldier (uncredited)
Leslie de Laspee ...
Bill Millin - Piper on Beach (uncredited)
Eugene Deckers ...
German Soldier (uncredited)
Gil Delamare ...
French Commando (uncredited)
Colin Drake ...
Zanuck (uncredited)
Michel Duchaussoy ...
Extra (uncredited)
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Pvt. Coke (uncredited)
Harry Fowler ...
British Paratrooper (uncredited)
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Pvt. Hutchinson (uncredited)
Robert Freitag ...
Meyer's Aide (uncredited)
Bernard Fresson ...
French Commando (uncredited)
Lutz Gabor ...
Bit Part (uncredited)
Arnold Gelderman ...
German Guard on Traintreck (uncredited)
Harold Goodwin ...
British Soldier (uncredited)
Henry Grace ...
Clément Harari ...
Bit Part (uncredited)
Ruth Hausmeister ...
Frau Maria Rommel (uncredited)
Jack Hedley ...
RAF Briefing Officer (uncredited)
Michael Hinz ...
Manfred Rommel (uncredited)
Walter Horsbrugh ...
Adm. Creasey (uncredited)
Jean-Pierre Janic ...
Paratrooper (uncredited)
Patrick Jordan ...
British Soldier Talking to Major Howard (uncredited)
Til Kiwe ...
Capt. Helmuth Lang (uncredited)
Mickey Knox ...
(uncredited)
Simon Lack ...
Harry Landis ...
British Soldier (uncredited)
Rudy Lenoir ...
German Soldier (uncredited)
Joseph Lowe ...
Ranger at Ponte du Hoc (uncredited)
Wolfgang Lukschy ...
Col. Gen. Alfred Jodl (uncredited)
Howard Marion-Crawford ...
Glider Doctor (uncredited)
Neil McCallum ...
Canadian Doctor (uncredited)
Edward Meeks ...
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RAdm. Alan G. Kirk (uncredited)
Kurt Meisel ...
Capt. Ernst During (uncredited)
Gérard Moisan ...
Paratrooper (uncredited)
Tony Mordente ...
Cook (uncredited)
Louis Mounier ...
Al Mulock ...
Undetermined Role (uncredited)
Bill Nagy ...
Major in Ste. Mère-Eglise (uncredited)
Kurt Pecher ...
German Commander (uncredited)
Rainer Penkert ...
Lt. Fritz Theen (uncredited)
John Phillips ...
Roosevelt's Aide (uncredited)
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WREN (uncredited)
Maurice Poli ...
Jean (uncredited)
Hartmut Reck ...
Sgt. Bernhard Bergsdorf (uncredited)
Trevor Reid ...
Heinz Reincke ...
John Robinson ...
Adm. Sir Bertram Ramsay (uncredited)
Paul Edwin Roth ...
Col. Schiller (uncredited)
Marcel Rouzé ...
Bit Part (uncredited)
Ernst Schröder ...
Gen. Hans von Salmuth (uncredited)
Dietmar Schönherr ...
Luftwaffe Major (uncredited)
Heinz Spitzner ...
Lt. Col. Helmuth Meyer (uncredited)
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Paratrooper (uncredited)
Nicholas Stuart ...
Hans Söhnker ...
Deutscher Offizier (uncredited)
Alice Tissot ...
Housekeeper (uncredited)
Serge Tolstoy ...
German Officer (uncredited)
Lionel Vitrant ...
First Landed Paratrooper in a Garden (uncredited)
Vicco von Bülow ...
German Officer (uncredited)
Dominique Zardi ...
Bit Part (uncredited)
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Produced by 

Elmo Williams ... associate producer
Darryl F. Zanuck ... producer

Music by 

Maurice Jarre

Cinematography by 

Jean Bourgoin ... (photography)
Walter Wottitz ... (photography)

Film Editing by 

Samuel E. Beetley

Art Direction by 

Léon Barsacq ... (as Leon Barsacq)
Ted Haworth ... (as Ted Aworth)
Vincent Korda

Production Management 

Julien Derode ... production manager (uncredited)
Christian Ferry ... production manager (uncredited)
Lee Katz ... production manager (uncredited)
Louis Wipf ... production manager (uncredited)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Bernard Farrel ... assistant director
Tom Pevsner ... assistant director
Louis Pitzele ... assistant director
Gerard Renateau ... assistant director
Jean Herman ... assistant director (uncredited)
Gerd Oswald ... director: parachute drop scene (uncredited) / second unit director (uncredited)
Henry Sokal Jr. ... assistant director (uncredited)
Elmo Williams ... second unit director (uncredited)

Art Department 

Gabriel Béchir ... set designer (uncredited)
Sam Gordon ... property master (uncredited)
Mentor Huebner ... production illustrator (uncredited)

Sound Department 

Joseph de Bretagne ... sound (as Jo De Bretagne)
Jacques Maumont ... sound
Gene Radzik ... stereo sound consultant: Dolby (2004 5.1 update)
William Robert Sivel ... sound (as William Sivel)

Special Effects by 

Karl Baumgartner ... special effects (uncredited)
Johnny Borgese ... special effects (uncredited)
Joseph de Bretagne ... special effects (uncredited)
Karl Helmer ... special effects (uncredited)
Augie Lohman ... special effects (uncredited)
Robert MacDonald ... special effects (uncredited)
Alex Weldon ... special effects (uncredited)

Visual Effects by 

Jean Fouchet ... optical effects
Bob Cuff ... matte painter (uncredited)
David S. Horsley ... additional visual effects (uncredited)
Wally Veevers ... visual effects (uncredited)

Stunts 

Ken Buckle ... stunts (uncredited)
Yvan Chiffre ... stunts (uncredited)
Jack Cooper ... stunts (uncredited)
Gil Delamare ... stunts (uncredited)
Joe Powell ... stunts (uncredited)
Nosher Powell ... stunts (uncredited)
Alexandre Renault ... stunts (uncredited)
John Sullivan ... stunts (uncredited)
Ian Yule ... stunts (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department 

Pierre Levent ... cinematographer: incidental photography (uncredited)
Henri Persin ... cinematographer: incidental photography (uncredited)
Vincent Rossell ... still photographer (uncredited)
Guy Tabary ... aerial photographer (uncredited)

Casting Department 

Maude Spector ... casting: UK (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

John McCorry ... wardrobe (uncredited)

Music Department 

Paul Anka ... composer: thematic music
Maurice Jarre ... conductor
Mitch Miller ... music arranger: thematic music

Other crew 

Jean Barral ... technical advisor: France (as Commandant Jean Barral)
Roger Bligh ... technical advisor: USA (as Lt. Col. Roger Bligh)
Günther Blumentritt ... military consultant (as General Günther Blumentritt)
Willard L. Bushy ... technical advisor: USA (as Commander Willard L. Bushy)
Maurice Chauvet ... technical advisor
Hubert Deschard ... technical advisor: France (as Commandant Hubert Deschard)
The Earl of Lovat ... military consultant (as Brigadier The Earl of Lovat D.S.O. M.C.)
James M. Gavin ... military consultant (as Lieutenant General James Gavin)
A.J. Hillebrand ... technical advisor: USA (as Lt. Col. A.J. Hillebrand)
John Howard ... military consultant (as Major John Howard D.S.O. C. de G.)
James R. Johnson ... technical advisor: England (as Col. James R. Johnson D.S.O. O.B.E.)
Philip Kieffer ... military consultant (as Capitaine De Fregate Philippe Kieffer)
Pierre Koenig ... military consultant (as General D'Armee Pierre Koenig)
Helmut Lang ... military consultant (as Captain Helmut Lang)
Frederick Morgan ... military consultant (as General Sir Frederick Morgan)
E.C. Peake ... technical advisor: England (as Lt. Commander E.C. Peake R.N.)
Max Pemsel ... military consultant (as Lieutenant General Max Pemsel)
Werner Pluskat ... military consultant (as Major Werner Pluskat)
Fernand Prevost ... technical advisor: France (as Capitaine Fernand Prevost)
Josef Priller ... military consultant (as Colonel Josef Priller)
Lucie Marie Rommel ... military consultant (as Frau Lucie Maria Rommel)
Friedrich Ruge ... military consultant (as Vice Admiral Friedrich Ruge)
Albert Saby ... technical advisor: France (as Colonel Albert Saby)
Joseph B. Seay ... technical advisor: USA (as Colonel Joseph B. Seay)
Elmo Williams ... coordinator of battle episodes
Gilbert Chomat ... helicopter pilot: additional photography (uncredited)
Romain Gary ... script consultant (uncredited)
Fred Hift ... publicist (uncredited)
Jonny Jendrich ... technical advisor (uncredited)
James Jones ... script consultant (uncredited)
Mickey Knox ... dialogue coach (uncredited)
Lucie Lichtig ... continuity (uncredited)
Colin Maud ... technical advisor (uncredited)
David Pursall ... script consultant (uncredited)
Erich Maria Remarque ... script consultant (uncredited)
Jack Seddon ... script consultant (uncredited)

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