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The Resource The Alamo, Touchstone Pictures and Imagine Entertainment present a Mark Johnson production, a John Lee Hancock film ; produced by Mark Johnson, Ron Howard ; written by Leslie Bohem and Stephen Lee Hancock ; directed by John Lee Hancock, (DVD)

The Alamo, Touchstone Pictures and Imagine Entertainment present a Mark Johnson production, a John Lee Hancock film ; produced by Mark Johnson, Ron Howard ; written by Leslie Bohem and Stephen Lee Hancock ; directed by John Lee Hancock, (DVD)

Label
The Alamo
Title
The Alamo
Statement of responsibility
Touchstone Pictures and Imagine Entertainment present a Mark Johnson production, a John Lee Hancock film ; produced by Mark Johnson, Ron Howard ; written by Leslie Bohem and Stephen Lee Hancock ; directed by John Lee Hancock
Contributor
Director
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
Retells the story of the historic 1836 battle in the Texan War of Independence. Facing 4,000 Mexican troops, 186 Texan soldiers and volunteers - including William Travis, Davy Crockett, and Jim Bowie - retreat within the walls of the Alamo, a Franciscan mission that was converted into a military fort. Once inside, the men prepare themselves for what will be a bloody battle to the death. U.S. General Sam Houston leads the charge from the outside. The Texans held the fort for 13 days under siege by General Santa Anna
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Dean Semler ; editor, Eric L. Beason ; music, Carter Burwell ; costume designer, Daniel Orlandi ; production designer, Michael Corenblith
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG-13; for sustained intense battle sequences
Language note
English and Spanish dialogue or dubbed French dialogue, English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Billy Bob Thornton, Dennis Quaid, Jason Patric, Patrick Wilson, Jordi Mollá, Emilio Echevarria, Marc Blucas, Leon Rippy
Runtime
136
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The Alamo, Touchstone Pictures and Imagine Entertainment present a Mark Johnson production, a John Lee Hancock film ; produced by Mark Johnson, Ron Howard ; written by Leslie Bohem and Stephen Lee Hancock ; directed by John Lee Hancock, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Special features: walking in the footprints of heroes: learn about David Crockett, William Travis, Jim Bowie and Sam Houston; deleted scenes with optional commentary by John Lee Hancock; return of a legend: the making of 'The Alamo' - a behind-the-scenes look; deep in the heart of Texans
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm55662014
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (136 min.)
Isbn
9780788849244
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
786936229035
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
32656
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, Region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital, DTS, SDDS
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The Alamo, Touchstone Pictures and Imagine Entertainment present a Mark Johnson production, a John Lee Hancock film ; produced by Mark Johnson, Ron Howard ; written by Leslie Bohem and Stephen Lee Hancock ; directed by John Lee Hancock, (DVD)
Publication
Note
Special features: walking in the footprints of heroes: learn about David Crockett, William Travis, Jim Bowie and Sam Houston; deleted scenes with optional commentary by John Lee Hancock; return of a legend: the making of 'The Alamo' - a behind-the-scenes look; deep in the heart of Texans
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm55662014
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (136 min.)
Isbn
9780788849244
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
786936229035
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
32656
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, Region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital, DTS, SDDS
Video recording format
DVD

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