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The Longest Day

written by: shimonbentzvi
 
A quiz on one of the ultimate war movies.

Question 1:


When did the The Longest Day war drama come out?
1963
1962
1959
1964

Question 2:


Which one of these was not among the directors of The Longest Day?
Bernhard Wicki
James Jones
Ken Annakin
Andrew Marton

Question 3:


Who wrote the book on which the war film The Longest Day is based?
Roamin Gary
Cornelius Ryan
James Jones
Jack Seddon

Question 4:


Who wrote the screenplay of The Longest Day?
Jack Seddon
Cornelius Ryan
David Purcell
Romain Gary

Question 5:


Who is the author of the musical theme of the movie?
Phillip Glass
John Williams
Maurice Jarre
Paul Anka

Question 6:


In The Longest Day, Private Steele becomes deaf because his parachute is caught on a church steeple and is very close to the bells. Who portrayed this parachutist?
Red Buttons
Richard Beymer
Mel Ferrer
Eddie Albert

Question 7:


Sean Connery and two 007 enemies participated in The Longest Day.
True
False

Question 8:


Which American Rock and Roller played a US Ranger in The Longest Day?
Bobby Rydell
Frankie Valli
Fabian Forte
James Darren

Question 9:


Richard Todd played British Major John Howard in the war drama The Longest Day. Which statement about him is true?
Seventeen years after he hit the beaches on D-Day, Todd portrayed an attacking British soldier.
Todd's father and uncle had participated in the D-Day attack.
Todd was married to Elizabeth Taylor at the time.
Todd's twin brother was also in the movie.

Question 10:


Who portrayed Brig. Gen. Theodore Roosevelt, Jr. in The Longest Day?
Henry Fonda
Mel Ferrer
John Wayne
Ray Danton

Question 11:


For the making of The Longest Day, Zanuck hired the author of "All Quiet on the Western Front" as a script consultant. What is his name?  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)


Question 12:


Henry Grace played General Eisenhower in The Longest Day. Which statement about him is untrue?
The Germans never figured that Eisenhower would be in charge of the attack.
Grace had portrayed Eisenhower in two other war movies before 1964.
Zanuch considered using Eisenhower to play himself.
Grace was never an actor until this movie.

Question 13:


Much of The Longest Day was filmed in Corsica in Mediterranean Sea. There was a nudist colony just 2 miles from the beach where the movie was filmed.
False
True

Question 14:


Until 1993 The Longest Day was the most expensive black and white movie to make. Which 1993 movie broke its record?  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)


 


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