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The Alamo
The Alamo 1960 poster.jpg
1960 Theatrical Poster by Reynold Brown
Directed by John Wayne
Produced by John Wayne
Written by James Edward Grant
Starring John Wayne
Richard Widmark
Laurence Harvey
Music by Dimitri Tiomkin
Cinematography William H. Clothier
Editing by Stuart Gilmore
Studio The Alamo Company
United Artists
Batjac Productions
Distributed by United Artists
Release date(s) October 24, 1960 (1960-10-24)
Running time 202 min. (roadshow version); 167 min. (general release version)
Country United States
Language English
Budget $12 million est.
Money made $730.4 million(US/ Canada)

The Alamo is a 1960 American historical-western epic movie about the 1836 Battle of the Alamo. It was produced and directed by John Wayne. The movie starred Wayne as Davy Crockett. The picture also stars Richard Widmark as Jim Bowie. The movie was filmed on location in Texas and released by United Artists. The long 3 hour and 12 minute movie (not counting intermission) was not historically accurate.

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