The Alamo (1960 movie)
The Alamo is a 1960 American historical-western epic movie about the 1836 Battle of the Alamo. It was produced and directed by John Wayne. The movie starred Wayne as Davy Crockett. The picture also stars Richard Widmark as Jim Bowie. The movie was filmed on location in Texas and released by United Artists. The long 3 hour and 12 minute movie (not counting intermission) was not historically accurate.
1960 Theatrical Poster by Reynold Brown
|Directed by||John Wayne|
|Produced by||John Wayne|
|Written by||James Edward Grant|
|Music by||Dimitri Tiomkin|
|Cinematography||William H. Clothier|
|Edited by||Stuart Gilmore|
The Alamo Company
|Distributed by||United Artists|
|202 min. (roadshow version); 167 min. (general release version)|
|Budget||$12 million est.|
|Box office||$730.4 million(US/ Canada)|
- Sheldon Hall, Epics, Spectacles, and Blockbusters: A Hollywood History Wayne State University Press, 2010 p 161
- "All-time top film grossers", Variety 8 January 1964 p 37. Please note this figure is rentals accruing to film distributors not total money earned at the box office..
- Bosley Crowther (27 October 1960). "The Alamo (1960)". The New York Times. Retrieved 23 January 2016.