Movies Alamo, The (1960, John Wayne, Richard Widmark) Published 4 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 Episodes21 hours ago Miracle Workers: 12 Days (TBS Tues 26 Feb 2019) 12 Days: A troublesome human complicates Craig and Eliza’s plan, while Sanjay attempts to burnish his credentials. With Steve Buscemi,... Episodes21 hours ago Teachers: The Final Robe (TV Land Tues 26 Feb 2019) The Final Robe: Ms. Bennigan has two spots left in her bridal party and the three remaining teachers compete to... Episodes21 hours ago Food Truck Nation: Smoked, Stuffed and Frozen Finds (S1EP8 Tues 26 Feb 2019 on Cooking) Chef Brad Miller visits a food truck in Orange County that has its own custom smoker onboard, then he tries... Episodes21 hours ago The Rookie: Plain Clothes Day (S1EP14 ABC Tues 26 Feb 2019) Plain Clothes Day: The rookies are really put to the test when their training officers accompany them out of uniform... Episodes21 hours ago Hometown Homicide: Local Girl Gone (S1EP2 ID Tues 26 Feb 2019) Local Girl Gone: When 15-year-old high school freshman Danielle Locklear, of Hope Mills, N.C., went missing in March 2014, her... search EPISODES Episodes21 hours ago The Doorbell Rang Twice airs Tues 26 Feb 2019 on ID When three masked men break into the home of two newlyweds, it ultimately tests their courage in a night of... Episodes21 hours ago Temptation Island: Head in the Sand (S1EP7 USA Network Tues 26 Feb 2019) Mixed Messages: The couples are given the opportunity to communicate with their significant others. Airdate: Tuesday 26 February 2019 at... Episodes21 hours ago Chopped: Beer and Brats (S37EP4 FoodTV Tues 26 Feb 2019) Wonton Wonder: The chefs start with an appetizer basket that includes potato chips, then the entree basket includes a savory... advertisement MOVIES Movies2 weeks ago Private Worlds (Paramount 1935, Charles Boyer, Claudette Colbert) Charles Boyer stars as the new superintendent of a progressive mental hospital. His apparent coldness first arouses resentment among the... Movies2 weeks ago Yucatán (2018, Luis Tosar, Stephanie Cayo) In farcical comedy Yucatán a pair of white collar thieves compete fiercely against each other trying to steal from an... Movies2 weeks ago The Breaker Upperers (Netflix Fri 15 Feb 2019, Jackie van Beek, Madeleine Sami) Two women run a business breaking up couples for cash but when one develops a conscience their friendship unravels. production... MY TV TONIGHTWhat's on and when. Broadcast, cable and streaming... BRITISH FILM 1930-1990The Viewer's Guide to British Film 1930-1990 Indepth guide to six decades of cinema in the UK.