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The Alamo [videorecording] / Touchstone Pictures and Imagine Entertainment present a Mark Johnson production, a John Lee Hancock film
DVDs DVDs | distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment | c2004 | [Widescreen version.]
Available at Adult DVD-Feature Film (Call number: DVD A ACTION/ADVENTURE)
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Imprint
[United States] : Touchstone Home Entertainment ; Burbank, Calif. : distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment, c2004.
Edition
[Widescreen version.]
Descript
1 videodisc (136 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
System Det
DVD, Dolby digital 5.1 surround, DTS, SDDS.
Note
Includes English and French language soundtracks, with optional subtitles in English, French or Spanish.
Closed-captioned.
Cast
Billy Bob Thornton, Dennis Quaid, Jason Patric, Patrick Wilson, Jordi Mollá, Emilio Echevarria, Marc Blucas, Leon Rippy.
Credits
Producers, Mark Johnson, Ron Howard ; writers, Leslie Bohem and Stephen Lee Hancock ; director, John Lee Hancock ; director of photography, Dean Semler ; editor, Eric L. Beason ; music, Carter Burwell ; costume designer, Daniel Orlandi ; production designer, Michael Corenblith.
Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 2004.
Audience
MPAA rating: PG-13; for sustained intense battle sequences.
Summary
Retells the story of the historic 1836 battle in the Texan War of Independence. Facing 4,000 Mexican troops, 186 Texan soldiers and volunteers - including William Travis, Davy Crockett, and Jim Bowie - retreat within the walls of the Alamo, a Franciscan mission that was converted into a military fort. Once inside, the men prepare themselves for what will be a bloody battle to the death. U.S. General Sam Houston leads the charge from the outside. The Texans held the fort for 13 days under siege by General Santa Anna.
Note
Special features: walking in the footprints of heroes: learn about David Crockett, William Travis, Jim Bowie and Sam Houston ; deleted scenes with optional commentary by John Lee Hancock ; return of a legend: the making of 'The Alamo' - a behind-the-scenes look ; deep in the heart of Texans.
Local Note
MW, 9-04
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Genre
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Alt Title
Alamo (Motion picture : 2004)
ISBN
0788849247
ISBN/ISSN
786936229035
Music #
32656 Touchstone Home Entertainment
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