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The Alamo: Thirteen Days to Glory (1987)

Not Rated | | Action, Adventure, Drama | TV Movie 26 January 1987
Against orders and with no help of relief Texas patriots led by William Travis, Jim Bowie, and Davy Crockett defend the Alamo against overwhelming Mexican forces.

Director:

Burt Kennedy

Writers:

Lon Tinkle (book), Clyde Ware | 1 more credit »
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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
James Arness ... Jim Bowie
Brian Keith ... Col. Davy Crockett
Alec Baldwin ... Col. William Barrett Travis
David Ogden Stiers ... Col. Black
Jim Metzler ... Maj. James Bonham
Tom Schanley ... Pvt. Danny Cloud
Fernando Allende ... Col. Alamonte (Santa Anna's nephew)
Kathleen York ... Mrs. Susannah Dickinson
Isela Vega ... Senora Cos
Raul Julia ... Gen. Antonio Lopez de Santa Ana
Gene Evans ... McGregor
Michael Wren Michael Wren ... Juan Seguin
Jon Lindstrom ... Capt. Almeron Dickinson
Hinton Battle ... Joe (Travis' servant)
David Sheiner ... Luis
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Storyline

The story of the famed siege of the Alamo during the Texas Revolution, in which a small band of soldiers held off an overwhelming army under the Mexican general Santa Anna long enough to allow the Texan army to gather its strength. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 January 1987 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Alamo - 13 Tage bis zum Sieg See more »

Filming Locations:

Del Rio, Texas, USA See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The final charge consists mostly of footage from The Last Command (1955). See more »

Goofs

Although Travis ordered a uniform to be made, it was not ready by the time of the battle. See more »

Quotes

Col. William Barrett Travis: This is not about land or money...but the one thing that no man should never be able to take from another man: the freedom to make his own choices about his life, where he'll live, how he'll live, how he'll raise his family.
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Features The Last Command (1955) See more »

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Great!
8 March 1999 | by ZibiSee all my reviews

I loved this movie. It really captured what went on in the Alamo and made you really respect and honor those men who bravely fought. I even cried at the end, it was so sad. Watch the movie and learn a little history.


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