1960 Theatrical Poster by Reynold Brown
|Directed by||John Wayne|
|Produced by||John Wayne|
|Written by||James Edward Grant|
|Music by||Dimitri Tiomkin|
|Cinematography||William H. Clothier|
|Editing by||Stuart Gilmore|
|Studio||The Alamo Company
|Distributed by||United Artists|
|Release date(s)||October 24, 1960|
|Running time||202 min. (roadshow version); 167 min. (general release version)|
|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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