The Watercooler Musical Interlude celebrates Veteran’s Day with Maurice Jarre’s theme from The Longest Day. This is Jarre’s second appearance in the Watercooler following Lawrence of Arabia back in June.
As a WWII nerd when I was a kid, The Longest Day was always one of my favorite movies. In retrospect, it’s pretty bloated and dull, but I still have a real soft spot for it. The most memorable bit for me is when Pvt. John Steele (Red Buttons) parachutes into Sainte-Mère-Église only to have his parachute get hung up on a church steeple.
That’s all from me this week. Now it’s your turn. Did anyone see anything worth talking about since last time? Lincoln? Skyfall? Anyone?
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