The Alamo

TitleThe Alamo
Publication TypeFilm
Year of Publication1960
AuthorsWayne, John
Running Time167 minutes
Date Released10/1960
DistributorUnited Artists
CountryUnited States
Publication Languageenglish, spanish

This epic war film produced by star John Wayne presents an action-packed defense of the Alamo during the Texas Revolution. General Sam Houston orders Lt. Col. William Travis to defend a small mission output to delay General Antonio López Santa Anna's advancing troops. Celebrated American frontiersmen Davie Crockett, Sam Bowie, and others join in Travis' unsuccessful but legendary defense of the Alamo. 


John Wayne

Richard Widmark

Laurence Harvey

Frankie Avalon

Patrick Wayne


Produced and Directed by John Wayne

Written by James Edward Grant

Cinematography by William H. Clothier

Edited by Stuart Gilmore

Music by Dimitri Tiomkin


Adventure, Drama, History

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