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The Alamo

The Alamo is a 1960 film which tells the story of the last days of the Alamo. It stars John Wayne as Davy Crockett, Richard Widmark[?] as Jim Bowie[?], Laurence Harvey as William Travis[?], Frankie Avalon[?], Chill Wills[?], Patrick Wayne[?], Linda Cristal[?], Joseph Calleia[?] as Juan Seguin[?], Ruben Padilla[?] as Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna and Richard Boone[?] as Sam Houston.

The movie was written by James Edward Grant[?] and directed by John Wayne.

It won the Academy Award for Sound and was nominated for Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Chill Wills), Best Cinematography, Color, Best Film Editing, Best Music, Scoring of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture, Best Music, Song (Dimitri Tiomkin and Paul Francis Webster[?] for The Green Leaves of Summer) and Best Picture.

For several years, the Alamo Theater in San Antonio, Texas played The Alamo repeatedly.

See also: Ballad of the Alamo



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