An opportunity to buy a brand-new PAL DVD-R (on 2 discs) of the road-show version of the John Wayne epic:
The Alamo, 1960, starring and directed by John Wayne
Running Time: circa 3 hours and 13 minutes
Please read all the details of this listing so you know exactly what you are buying.
The source material is excellent – with first class COLOUR picture and sound quality.
BUT note that this source material completely lacks all of the opening credit titles
Aspect ratio: “Letter-boxed” – “Todd-AO”
Your TWO brand-new DVD discs will be copied from this source material (without any artwork), and will be supplied in a clear plastic wallet, NOT in a DVD case.
Note that the picture attached is for illustrative purposes only.
Region 2: IMPORTANT NOTE for American, Canadian and other non-Region 2 buyers:
You will need a multi-region DVD player to play this disc.
Notes about the film:
s The Alamo is the 1960 American historical film epic, directed by John Wayne, who also stars as Davy Crockett. The cast also includes Richard Widmark as Jim Bowie and Laurence Harvey as William B. Travis, with Frankie Avalon, Chill Wills, Patrick Wayne, Linda Cristal, Joseph Calleia, Ruben Padilla, and Richard Boone as Sam Houston, Ken Curtis, Hank Worden, and Denver Pyle.
s The movie was photographed in 70 mm Todd-AO by William H. Clothier.
s The subject of the film is the 1836 Battle of the Alamo.
What will I receive? Your film will come on two DVD-R discs in a plastic DVD sleeve with no artwork. The title of the film will be written on the sleeve for your convenience.
Region 2 - PAL
Note: The two DVDs do not contain any menus.
John Wayne as Col. Davy Crockett, a larger-than-life legend from Tennessee who arrives at the Alamo bringing a band of fellow adventurers to the fight.
Richard Widmark as Jim Bowie, a legendary figure like Crockett, who shares command of the Alamo with William Travis, but bears ultimate authority only over his volunteer group.
Laurence Harvey as Col. William Travis, who shares command of the Alamo garrison with Bowie, but has ultimate authority over the regular soldiers.
Frankie Avalon as Smitty, the youngest of the Alamo defenders, and one of Crockett's Tennesseans.
Patrick Wayne as Capt. James Butler Bonham, a Texan officer sent out with an appeal for help.
Linda Cristal as Graciela Carmela Maria 'Flaca' de Lopez y Vejar, a young woman whom Crockett saves from forced marriage.
Joan O'Brien as Mrs. Sue Dickinson, wife of Captain Almeron Dickinson and cousin of Col. William Travis, who refuses to leave the fort with her young daughter.
Chill Wills as Beekeeper, one of Crockett's colourful Tennesseans.
Joseph Calleia as Juan Seguin, a San Antonio political figure who leads Mexican volunteers to help defend the Alamo.
Ken Curtis as Capt. Almeron Dickinson, Travis's aide-de-camp.
Carlos Arruza as Lt. Reyes, an officer of Santa Anna's army, sent to demand the surrender of the fort.
Jester Hairston as Jethro, Jim Bowie's loyal slave.
Veda Ann Borg as Blind Nell Robertson, the wife of Alamo defender Jocko Robertson.
John Dierkes as Jocko Robertson, Nell's husband, and a Tennessean, though not one of Crockett's band.
Denver Pyle as Thimblerig (the Gambler), one of Crockett's Tennessee volunteers.
Aissa Wayne as Lisa Dickinson, the daughter of Almeron and Sue Dickinson.
Hank Worden as Parson, one of Crockett's Tennessee volunteers.
William Henry as Dr. Sutherland, the garrison physician. (Billed as Bill Henry)
Bill Daniel as Col. Neill, an officer in the Texas army, and an adviser to Sam Houston.
Wesley Lau as Emil Sande, a corrupt San Antonio businessman who attempts to force Flaca into marriage.
Chuck Roberson as a Tennessean, one of Crockett's volunteers.
Guinn 'Big Boy' Williams as Lt. 'Irish' Finn, one of Bowie's volunteers. (Billed as Guinn Williams)
Olive Carey as Mrs. Dennison, one of the women evacuated from the Alamo prior to the battle.
Ruben Padilla as Generalissimo Antonio Miguel Lopez de Santa Anna, the dictatorial president of Mexico and leader of the army intent on putting down the Texas revolution.
Richard Boone as General Sam Houston, leader of the Texas army, who hopes the stand at the Alamo, will gain him time to gather troops to repel Santa Anna's forces.