The Alamo
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Inglewood - Adult Movie
DVD 791.43 A318aW
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Format
DVD
Edition
Widescreen version.
Physical Desc
1 videodisc (136 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Language
English
ISBN
0788849247 (liner)
UPC
786936229035

Notes

General 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.
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, Dean Semler ; editor, Eric L. Beason ; music, Carter Burwell ; costume designer, Daniel Orlandi ; production designer, Michael Corenblith.
Participants/Performers
Billy Bob Thornton, Dennis Quaid, Jason Patric, Patrick Wilson, Jordi Mollá, Emilio Echevarria, Marc Blucas, Leon Rippy.
Description
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.
Target Audience
MPAA rating: PG-13; for sustained intense battle sequences.
System Details
DVD, Region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital, DTS, SDDS.
Language
English and Spanish dialogue or dubbed French dialogue, English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Johnson, M., Howard, R., Bohem, L., Gaghan, S., Hancock, J. L., Thornton, B. B., Quaid, D., Patric, J., Wilson, P., Mollá, J., Echevarría, E., Blucas, M., Rippy, L., Semler, D., Beason, E. L., Burwell, C., & Orlandi, D. (2004). The Alamo. Widescreen version. [United States] : Burbank, Calif.: Touchstone Home Entertainment ; Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Mark. Johnson et al.. 2004. The Alamo. [United States] : Burbank, Calif.: Touchstone Home Entertainment ; Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Mark. Johnson et al., The Alamo. [United States] : Burbank, Calif.: Touchstone Home Entertainment ; Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment, 2004.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Johnson, Mark., et al. The Alamo. Widescreen version. [United States] : Burbank, Calif.: Touchstone Home Entertainment ; Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment, 2004. DVD.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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