G | | Action, Drama, History
Lt. Col. Benjamin Vandevoort was 27 years old on D-Day. He was very disappointed to find that he was being played by the 54-year-old John Wayne.
Mayor of Colleville:
Welcome; welcome, friends. I brought champagne, but I do know think it will be enough for all of you.
Lord Lovat: Quite alright. We have a pressing engagement; the war. Move inland.
Lord Lovat: Millen, Blue Bonnett!
Pvt. Clough: If you ask me, Flanagan, there are a lot of pretty peculiar ...
When the French first attack the casino there is barbed wire, but when they run from the hotel to the casino there is none.
Although the end credits begin with the phrase "in alphabetical order", John Wayne is listed last even though he is not last alphabetically (although he was "nearly" last).
Some video copies omits Jean Servais scenes as a Free French admiral making a short speech to his crew before the shore bombardments starts.
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