The Alamo

The Alamo (1960)

The Mission That Became a Fortress! The Fortress That Became a Shrine!

  • Genre: Western
  • Release Date: 1960-10-23
  • User Rating: 7/10 from 142 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 47min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: United Artists
  • Production Country: United States of America
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The legendary true story of a small band of soldiers who sacrificed their lives in hopeless combat against a massive army in order to prevent a tyrant from smashing the new Republic of Texas.

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  • John Wayne

    as Col. Davy Crockett
  • Richard Widmark

    as Jim Bowie
  • Laurence Harvey

    as Col. William Travis
  • Frankie Avalon

    as Smitty
  • Patrick Wayne

    as Capt. James Butler Bonham
  • Linda Cristal

    as Flaca
  • Joan O'Brien

    as Mrs. Sue Dickinson
  • Chill Wills

    as Beekeeper
  • Joseph Calleia

    as Juan Seguin
  • Ken Curtis

    as Capt. Almeron Dickinson
  • Carlos Arruza

    as Lt. Reyes
  • Jester Hairston

    as Jethro
  • Veda Ann Borg

    as Blind Nell Robertson
  • John Dierkes

    as Jocko Robertson
  • Denver Pyle

    as Thimblerig (the Gambler)
  • Hank Worden

    as Parson
  • William Henry

    as Dr. Sutherland
  • Richard Boone

    as Gen. Sam Houston
  • Ruben Padilla

    as General Santa Anna
  • Guinn Williams

    as Lt. 'Irish' Finn
  • Aissa Wayne

    as Lisa Angelica Dickinson
  • Jack Pennick

    as Sgt. Lightfoot
  • Olive Carey

    as Mrs. Dennison
  • Wesley Lau

    as Emil
  • George Ross

    as Bowie's Man (uncredited)
Directing John Wayne Director
Writing James Edward Grant Screenplay
Production John Wayne Producer
Sound Dimitri Tiomkin Original Music Composer
Camera William H. Clothier Director of Photography
Editing Stuart Gilmore Editor
Production James Edward Grant Producer
Production Michael Wayne Producer
Production Frank Leyva Casting
Art Alfred Ybarra Art Direction
Crew Joe LaBella Property Master