D-Day: The Beginning Of The End

D-Day: The Beginning Of The End

 
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D-Day: The Beginning Of The End
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Tagline:
Experience the terror of June 6th 1944 first-hand
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Original Release Date:
1962
Original Running Time:
168
Fanedit Release Date:
Fanedit Running Time:
80
Time Cut:
88
Brief Synopsis:
This FanEdit is strictly a POV from the Allied perspective and takes place during the course of one day. I have tried to create a documentary feel to the action and so all German POVs have been cut (including interior machine gun nests and German establishing shots). This was done to show only what an allied soldier might have seen during the conflict.
Intention:
This is an attempt to create the feel of what it must have been like to be an Allied soldier during the Normandy Landings on June 6th 1944.

This FanEdit is strictly a POV from the Allied perspective and takes place during the course of one day. I have tried to create a documentary feel to the action and so all German POVs have been cut (including interior machine gun nests and German establishing shots). This was done to show only what an allied soldier might have seen during the conflict.
Other Sources:
The Young Lions
A Bridge Too Far
Saving Private Ryan
Release Information
  • NTSC DVD-5
  • AVI/MKV
Editing Details:
I have tried to create a documentary feel to the action and so all German POVs have been cut (including interior machine gun nests and German establishing shots).

I have removed all music but for the opening and end credits.

The difference between the hand held footage of Saving Private Ryan with the more static and conservative approach of The Longest Day is evident but I hope I have inter-cut the two with as much seamlessness as possible but I will let you be the judge of that.
Cover art by Mollo (DOWNLOAD HERE)
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Cover art by Mollo (Style #2) (DOWNLOAD HERE)
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3 reviews

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8.0

July 7, 2010

I have not been a big fan of this movie in the past. Generally speaking, when it was on tv, I would watch it, have is as background noise, watch it etc etc. In short, when I watched the original, I always knew I was watching a stylized movie made in the 1960s that wasn’t all that great, but filled with “big name stars” to create buzz.

I was reluctant to watch this edit, but it worked well for me.

I definitely liked the inclusion of scenes/material. I hate to sound unoriginal or redundant, but the “bangalore mine scene” is definitely a stand-out scene in this edit.

Until I read RockSavage’s review, I too, thought that Mollo used old newsreel footage in parts of this edit.

This is a great new war movie, not just a simple re-hash of the original.

This is a great example of what these editors are capable of here. The edit goes beyond the simple “cut material/scenes” from an edit. This is a new and highly watchable movie.

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10.0

May 24, 2009
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9.0

February 22, 2009
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