Action on the Beach looks at the recreation of the Normandy Invasion for The Americanization of Emily (1964).
An American navy fixer in London, Charlie (James Garner) with his new driver Emily (Julie Andrews), consults with friend Sheila (Liz Fraser), then makes an offer, in The Americanization Of Emily, 1964, from Paddy Chayefsky's screenplay.
Pre-D-Day American navy functionaries in London, both avowed cowards, Charlie (James Garner) and 'Bus' (James Coburn) checking on their propaganda film, visited by their obsessed admiral (Melvyn Douglas), in The Americanization Of Emily, 1964, from a Paddy Chayefsky screenplay.
About his business entertaining high officials in wartime London, American Charlie (James Garner) taking little guff from newly recruited English escort Emily (Julie Andrews), a famous speech from Paddy Chayefsky's screenplay, in The Americanization Of Emily, 1964.
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Character Oscar-nominee James Garner ("Maverick", TV's "The Rockford Files") stars as a pacifistic American naval officer who discovers that he has been selected to become the first casualty of the Normandy invasion as part of a military PR scheme. As he deals with this, he tries to win the heart of a British widower, played by Oscar-winner Julie Andrews ("The Sound of Music," "Victor/Victoria," "Mary Poppins"). Nominated for two Academy Awards, this black romantic comedy also stars Oscar-winners Melvyn Douglas ("Being There," "Hud") and James Coburn ("The Great Escape," "Affliction"). Directed by Oscar-winner Arthur Hiller ("Love Story," "Beverly Hills Cop III"). Written by Academy Award-winner Paddy Chayefsky ("Network," "Altered States"). Selected by the prestigious American Film Institute as one of the 400 best American films of all time.
Oscar-nominee James Garner (Maverick) stars as a pacifistic American naval officer who discovers he has been selected to become the first casualty of the Normandy invasion.
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