Movies Alamo, The (1960, John Wayne, Richard Widmark) Published 7 months ago on October 29, 2018 The Duke directs (with the uncredited help of his friend and mentor John Ford) flag-waving spectacular The Alamo about the courageous struggle by 182 American heroes to defend a small Catholic mission to the death and eventually win Texas. The restored, widescreen edition of Wayne’s epic is at original length, and includes the theatrical trailer. Academy Award Nominations: 7, including Best Picture; Best Song (“Green Leaves of Summer”). The Alamo was John Wayne’s first film both in front of and behind the camera. Wayne produced the film with a budget of more than $15 million, and was assisted by John Ford, who influenced the direction of film’s exciting battle sequences. production details USA | 167 minutes | 1960 Cinematography: William H. Clothier Editor: Stuart Gilmore Music: Dimitri Tiomkin Script: James Edward Grant cast 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) Hank Worden as Parson William Henry as Dr. Sutherland Richard Boone as Gen. Sam Houston Ruben Padilla as General Santa Anna Guinn Williams as Lt. ‘Irish’ Finn Aissa Wayne as Lisa Angelica Dickinson Jack Pennick as Sgt. Lightfoot Olive Carey as Mrs. Dennison Wesley Lau as Emil ActionAdventureCarlos ArruzaChill WillsDramaFrankie AvalonHistoryJames Edward GrantJester HairstonJoan O'BrienJohn WayneJoseph CalleiaKen CurtisLaurence HarveyLinda CristalPatrick WayneRichard WidmarkWestern Advertisement advertisement and this just in Episodes3 hours ago Victorian Sensations: Seeing and Believing Series Final Wed 5 Jun on BBC Four In the final episode of this series, psychotherapist Philippa Perry explores how the late Victorian passion for science co-existed with... Episodes3 hours ago The Looming Tower: The General (S1EP7 BBC-2 Fri 7 Jun 2019) The General: October 2000. John O’Neill (Jeff Daniels), anxious to chalk up a final ‘win’ in his FBI career, arrives... Episodes3 hours ago Summer Of Rockets Episode 3 airs Wed 5 Jun 2019 on BBC-2 Samuel (Toby Stephens) is tasked by Mr. Field (Mark Bonnar) to find out the names of the guests attending the... Episodes3 hours ago Hatton Garden Series Final airs Thurs 23 May 2019 A police surveillance team has found Collins (Alex Norton) through his white Mercedes, after it was captured on ANPR driving... Episodes3 hours ago Years And Years Episode 4 airs Tues 4 June 2019 Daniel’s (Russell Tovey) engagement to Viktor (Maxim Baldry) descends into panic, as events across Europe heat up. Rosie (Ruth Madeley)... search EPISODES Episodes3 hours ago The Final Mission: Foxy’s War airs Thurs 30 May 2019 on Channel 4 Former elite Special Forces soldier Jason Fox embarks on a highly personal journey back to Afghanistan, nearly a decade after... Episodes3 hours ago Hatton Garden Episode 3 airs Wed 22 May 2019 Two days have passed since the gang escaped from the Hatton Garden Safety Deposit Vault with millions in stolen goods,... Episodes3 hours ago Location, Location, Location: Croydon and Reading Revisit (S32EP7 Channel 4 Wed 29 May 2019) The show catches up with two couples from 2017 who were in a race against time to find homes. In... advertisement MOVIES Movies2 months ago Dumbo | 2019 | Colin Farrell, Michael Keaton A young elephant, whose oversized ears enable him to fly, helps save a struggling circus, but when the circus plans... Movies2 months ago The Man Who Killed Don Quixote | 2018 | Adam Driver, Jonathan Pryce Toby, a cynical advertising director finds himself trapped in the outrageous delusions of an old Spanish shoe-maker who believes himself... Movies2 months ago Triple Frontier | 2019 | Ben Affleck, Oscar Isaac, Struggling to make ends meet, former special ops soldiers reunite for a high-stakes heist: stealing $75 million from a South... mytvtonight mytvtonight devoted to all things film and tv.