Status: ReleasedIMDb
Release date: 1960-10-23
Run time: 167 minute / 2:47
Budget: $12,000,000
Revenue: $7,900,000
Director: John Wayne
Writer: James Edward Grant
Production Companies: United Artists, Batjac Productions, The Alamo Company
Production Country: United States of America

The Alamo

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

Category: Western
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.


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)
Aissa Wayne
as Lisa Angelica Dickinson
Hank Worden
as Parson
William Henry
as Dr. Sutherland
Bill Daniel
as Col. Neill
Wesley Lau
as Emil
Chuck Roberson
as Tennesseean
Guinn Williams
as Lt. 'Irish' Finn
Olive Carey
as Mrs. Dennison
Ruben Padilla
as General Santa Anna
Richard Boone
as Gen. Sam Houston
Jack Pennick
as Sgt. Lightfoot (uncredited)
George Ross
as Bowie's Man (uncredited)
J.R. Miller
as Bowie's Man (uncredited)
Danny Borzage
as Bowie's Man
Dimitri Tiomkin Original Music Composer

John Wayne Director

John Wayne Producer

Alfred Ybarra Art Direction

Stuart Gilmore Editor

William H. Clothier Director of Photography

James Edward Grant Screenplay

James Edward Grant Producer
Michael Wayne Producer
Frank Leyva Casting

Joe LaBella Property Master

Robert Rhea Assistant Camera

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