The Alamo

  • 1960
  • Movie
  • NR
  • War

Sprawling, ponderous history lesson that re-creates the defense of the Alamo in 1836 Texas, when 187 Americans and Texicans held off Santa Anna's army of 7,000 men for 13 days. The major focus is on Colonels William Travis (Laurence Harvey), Davy Crockett (John Wayne), and Jim Bowie (Richard Widmark). Wayne, whose Batjac Productions spent some $15 million...read more

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The Alamo - Official Trailer
03:12 — Wayne's sprawling salute to the brave Americans who gave their lives fighting to free Texas from Mexico. Highlighted by big-budget battle scene!
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03:22 — Trailer for The Alamo. In 1836 General Santa Anna and the Mexican army is sweeping across Texas. To be able to stop him, General Sam Houston needs tim (more…)

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  • Review: Sprawling, ponderous history lesson that re-creates the defense of the Alamo in 1836 Texas, when 187 Americans and Texicans held off Santa Anna's army of 7,000 men for 13 days. The major focus is on Colonels William Travis (Laurence Harvey), Davy Crockett… (more)

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