The Alamo

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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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Wayne's sprawling salute to the brave Americans who gave their lives fighting to free Texas from Mexico. Highlighted by big-budget battle scene!

Original Release

10/23/1960

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Cast

Chill Wills Beekeeper
Frankie Avalon Smitty
John Wayne Col. Davy Crockett
Laurence Harvey Col. William Travis
Richard Boone Gen. Sam Houston
Richard Widmark Col. Jim Bowie
Patrick Wayne Capt. James Butler Bonham
Linda Cristal Flaca
Joan O'Brien Mrs. Sue Dickinson
Joseph Calleia Juan Seguin
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

John Wayne

Writers

James Edward Grant

Cast

Chill Wills Beekeeper
Frankie Avalon Smitty
John Wayne Col. Davy Crockett
Laurence Harvey Col. William Travis
Richard Boone Gen. Sam Houston
Richard Widmark Col. Jim Bowie
Patrick Wayne Capt. James Butler Bonham
Linda Cristal Flaca
Joan O'Brien Mrs. Sue Dickinson
Joseph Calleia Juan Seguin
Ken Curtis Capt. Almeron Dickinson
Carlos Arruza Lt. Reyes
Jester Hairston Jethro
Veda Ann Borg Blind Nell Robertson
John Dierkes Jocko Robertson
Denver Pyle Thimblerig (the Gambler)
Hank Worden Parson
William Henry Dr. Sutherland (as Bill Henry)
Ruben Padilla General Santa Anna
Aissa Wayne Lisa Angelica Dickinson

Producers

Editors

Stuart Gilmore

1961 Oscar Best Picture Nominated
1961 Oscar Best Actor in a Supporting Role Nominated
1961 Oscar Best Cinematography, Color Nominated
1961 Oscar Best Sound Won
1961 Oscar Best Film Editing Nominated
1961 Oscar Best Music, Original Song Nominated
1961 Oscar Best Music, Scoring of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture Nominated
1961 Golden Globe Best Original Score Won
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