Davy Crockett Joins The Alamo (1960)

February 23 – March 6, the legendary character.

1836, the province of Texas, under the possession of Mexico, rebels against the Mexican dictatorial authority and proclaims its independence. The General Sam Houston (Richard Boone) that commands the armed forces of Texas, is pursued by Santa Ana's troops, far superior in number. Houston decides to take refuge behind the Rio Grande in order to quickly reform a bigger army.

However, Houston needs time, he entrusts the Colonel Travis the mission to stem the progression of the Mexican army. The colonel entrenches himself and his fellowmen, in an old mission half destroyed and transformed for the occasion into a fortress. For 13 days, the legendary Davy Crockett (John Wayne), Jim Bowie (Richard Widmark) William Travis (Laurence Harvey) and 184 hardy Americans and Texicans hold the Alamo in hopeless combats against the massive Mexican army.
They know that the final assault will turn to a massacre, but they are ready to write down with their blood one of the most heroic pages of American history.

The Alamo was considered by John Ford as a masterpiece and ranks among cinema’s great classic and stirring movies.
Remember the Alamo !

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Owners : Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc. ; 20th Century Fox Film Corporation.(FOX) ; The Alamo Company Batjac Productions
Year : 1960
Duration : 2h 35m
Director :John Wayne
Scenarist :James Edward Grant

Actors :
John Wayne: Col. Davy Crockett
Richard Widmark: Jim Bowie
Laurence Harvey: Col. William Travis
Frankie Avalon: Smitty
Patrick Wayne: Capt. James Butler Bonham
Linda Cristal: Flaca
Joan O'Brien: Mrs. Sue Dickinson
Chill Wills: Beekeeper
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)
Aissa Wayne: Lisa Angelica Dickinson
Hank Worden: Parson
William Henry: Dr. Sutherland (as Bill Henry)
Bill Daniel: Col. Neill
Wesley Lau: Emil Sande
Chuck Roberson: Tennesseean
Guinn 'Big Boy' Williams: Lt. 'Irish' Finn (as Guinn Williams)
Olive Carey: Mrs. Dennison
Ruben Padilla: General Santa Anna
Richard Boone: Gen. Sam Houston

Genre : Action,Adventure,Drama
Frame Rate : 24 fps
Music : by Dimitri Tiombin
Duration: 2 Minute, 19 Second
Rating: 4.8 - Excellent
Published: 1 Years Ago
Author: Adrien Nobilet
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