The Alamo / Touchstone Pictures and Imagine Entertainment present a Mark Johnson production, a John Lee Hancock film ; produced by Mark Johnson, Ron Howard ; written by Leslie Bohem and Stephen Gaghan and John Lee Hancock ; directed by John Lee Hancock

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Subjects: Alamo (San Antonio, Tex.)--Siege, 1836--Drama
Feature films
Historical films
War films
Films for the hearing impaired
Crockett, Davy, 1786-1836--Drama
Bowie, James, d. 1836--Drama
Houston, Sam, 1793-1863--Drama
Formats: Video Recording, DVD
Material Type: Projected medium -- Monograph
Language: English, Spanish (translated from), French (translated from), Summary is in English, Summary is in French, Summary is in Spanish, English (translated from), French, Dubbed in: French, Dubbed in: English, Spanish, Dubbed in: Spanish
Audience: General, MPAA rating: PG-13; for sustained intense battle sequences
Edition: Widescreen [version]
Published: [United States] : Touchstone Home Entertainment ; Burbank, Calif. : Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment, c2004
LC Classification: P, PN
Physical Description: 1 videodisc (136 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Alternate Title(s): Alamo (Motion picture : 2004).
Additional Authors: Johnson, Mark
Howard, Ron
Bohem, Leslie
Gaghan, Stephen
Hancock, John Lee
Thornton, Billy Bob
Quaid, Dennis
Patric, Jason
Wilson, Patrick, 1973-
Mollá, Jordi
Echevarría, Emilio
Blucas, Marc, 1972-
Rippy, Leon
Semler, Dean, 1943-
Beason, Eric L
Burwell, Carter
Orlandi, Daniel
Touchstone Pictures
Imagine Entertainment (Firm)
Touchstone Home Entertainment (Firm)
Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm)
Notes: ISBN: 0788849247
ISBN: 9780788849244
UPC: 786936229035
Videorecording number: 32656Touchstone Home Entertainment
DVD, Region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound, THX-certified
English and Spanish dialogue or alternate dubbed French language track; optional English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
Cast: Billy Bob Thornton, Dennis Quaid, Jason Patric, Patrick Wilson, Jordi Mollá, Emilio Echevarria, Marc Blucas, Leon Rippy
Credits: Director of photography, Dean Semler ; editor, Eric L. Beason ; music, Carter Burwell ; costume designer, Daniel Orlandi ; production designer, Michael Corenblith
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
Special features: audio commentary with historians Alan Huffines and Stephen Hardin; 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
In memory of Frances S. Stafford
Donation Info: Honoree : Stafford, Frances S
OCLC Number: 55662014
ISBN/ISSN: 0788849247
9780788849244
7869362290
32656