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Uniform Title Alamo (Motion picture : 2004)
Title The Alamo [videorecording] / 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.

Imprint [United States] : Touchstone Home Entertainment ; Burbank, Calif. : Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment, c2004.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Pittsburg 1st Fl DVD Collection  DVD Alamo c.2  ---  Available
Edition Full screen version.
Description 1 videodisc (136 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
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.
Credits Director of photography, Dean Semler ; editor, Eric L. Beason ; music, Carter Burwell ; costume designer, Daniel Orlandi ; production designer, Michael Corenblith.
Cast Billy Bob Thornton, Dennis Quaid, Jason Patric, Patrick Wilson, Jordi Molla, Emilio Echevarria, Marc Blucas, Leon Rippy.
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.
Audience MPAA rating: PG-13; for sustained intense battle sequences.
System Details DVD, Region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital, DTS, SDDS.
Language English and Spanish dialogue or dubbed French dialogue, English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Subject Crockett, Davy, 1786-1836 -- Drama.
Bowie, James, 1796?-1836 -- Drama.
Houston, Sam, 1793-1863 -- Drama.
DVD-Video discs.
Alamo (San Antonio, Tex.) -- Siege, 1836 -- Drama.
Genre/Form Feature films.
Historical films.
Added Author Johnson, Mark, 1945 December 27-
Howard, Ron, 1954-
Bohem, Leslie.
Gaghan, Stephen, 1965-
Hancock, John Lee.
Thornton, Billy Bob.
Quaid, Dennis, 1954-
Patric, Jason.
Wilson, Patrick, 1973-
Molla, Jordi.
Echevarria, Emilio.
Blucas, Marc, 1972-
Rippy, Leon.
Semler, Dean, 1943-
Beason, Eric L.
Burwell, Carter.
Orlandi, Daniel.
Touchstone Pictures (Firm)
Imagine Entertainment (Firm)
Touchstone Home Entertainment (Firm)
Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN 0788854410
Standard No. 786936242126
Music No. 35790 Touchstone Home Entertainment

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