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The Alamo


John Wayne's directorial debut The Alamo is set in 1836: [[Performer~P116130~Wayne~johnwayne]] plays Col. Davy Crockett, who, together with Colonels Jim Bowie ([[Performer~P76135~Richard Widmark~richardwidmark]]) and William Travis ([[Performer~P93645~Laurence Harvey~laurenceharvey]]) and 184 hardy Americans and Texicans, defends the Alamo mission against the troops of Mexican general Santa Ana. There's a lot of macho byplay before the actual attack, including the famous "letter" scene in which...more