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YMMV: The Longest Day
  • Ear Worm - the ending/credits theme.
  • Ensemble Darkhorse - British Captain Colin Maud (Kenneth More), in charge of getting the troops moving on Juno Beach. He's the one who gives the stalled tank a good bash. Maud was on set as an advisor and loaned the shillelagh he had that day to More.
  • It Was His Sled - Anyone with a passing remembrance of world history knows the Allies secure their foothold in Western Europe on June 6 1944. And will go on to win the war.
  • Misaimed Fandom - According to producer Daryl F. Zanuk, the film was supposed to be an anti-war film (which can already seen by the fact, that he engaged Austrian-Swiss Bernhard Wicki, maker of Die Brücke as a director). Instead, the film seemed to encourage many American youths into enlisting to go to Vietnam.
  • WTH, Casting Agency? - John Wayne, age 54, was twice the age of Benjamin Vandervoort during D-Day, age 27.

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