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D-Day the Sixth of June (1956)

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

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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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Drama | Romance | War

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The Sixth of June  »

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$2,075,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Actress Dana Wynter (who plays Valerie Russell) picked this movie as her favorite of all her films, calling it "an unresolved love story". See more »

Goofs

At about 53 minutes and 14 seconds into the film a map of Europe is seen hanging on the wall.Judging by the color-coded countries seen on the map it's obvious a post-WW2 European map.Germany,for instance,is clearly separated into 2 sections , namely West and East Germany. See more »

Quotes

Lt. Col. Alexander Timmer: I'm gonna get into a combat unit if I have to take a bust down to captain to do it.
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At Last
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Music by Harry Warren
Played at the Red Cross club
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Wonderful movie
25 May 2003 | by See all my reviews

Richard Todd is one of the best actors ever. He makes you feel like you are right there with him, living the part. People just don`t seem to know that he was actually there fighting on the real D-Day! You have always been my hero Mr. Todd and you always will be. You know how special you are to me. Thank you! myrna


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