The Longest Day (1962)
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Maurice Jarre: a career in 15 movie soundtracks
4. The Longest Day (1962)
This 1962 film about D-Day featured an all-star cast including John Wayne, Robert Mitchum, Richard Burton and Sean Connery. Jarre's martial theme pre-dates Elmer Bernstein's better-known march for ‘The Great Escape’, but is just as stirring.