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The Alamo

Author: John WayneRichard WidmarkLaurence HarveyFrankie AvalonPatrick WayneAll authors
Publisher: Santa Monica, CA : MGM Home Entertainment, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Tells the story of the historic battle by 185 men against a 7,000-man Mexican army--a battle that ended in the smaller forces' defeat, but lasted long enough to insure the eventual independence of Texas.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Historical films
Action and adventure films
Fiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: John Wayne; Richard Widmark; Laurence Harvey; Frankie Avalon; Patrick Wayne; Richard Boone; Linda Cristal; Joan O'Brien; Chill Wills; Joseph Calleia; Ken Curtis; Carlos Arruza; James Edward Grant; William Clothier; Dimitri Tiomkin; Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.; Batjac Productions.; MGM Home Entertainment Inc.
ISBN: 0792847873 9780792847878
OCLC Number: 71297167
Language Note: English, French, Spanish language with optional French and Spanish subtitles ; closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 1960.
Special features: John Wayne's "The Alamo" documentary; theatrical trailer.
Credits: Director of photography, William H. Clothier ; film editor, Stuart Gilmore ; music composed and conducted by Dimitri Tiomkin.
Cast: John Wayne, Richard Widmark, Laurence Harvey, Frankie Avalon, Patrick Wayne, Richard Boone, Linda Cristal, Joan O'Brien, Chill Wills, Ken Curtis, Carlos Arruza, Joseph Calleia, Wesley Lau.
Awards: Academy Awards, 1961: Best sound.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (162 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; NTSC; 16 x 9 widescreen (2:35:1); English 5.1 surround, French stereo surround, Spanish mono.
Other Titles: Alamo (Motion picture : 1960)
Alamo (Motion picture : 1960).
Alamo (Motion picture : 1960).
Responsibility: Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; a Batjac Production ; original screenplay, James Edward Grant ; produced and directed by John Wayne.

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Tells the story of the historic battle by 185 men against a 7,000-man Mexican army--a battle that ended in the smaller forces' defeat, but lasted long enough to insure the eventual independence of Texas.

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