The Alamo (1960)

The Last Stand

Davy Crockett (John Wayne) and Jim Bowie (Richard Widmark) go out in a blaze of glory, defending the Alamo to their last breaths.

Directed by John Wayne.

Released in 1960 by MGM.

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  • actor: John Wayne
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  • year: 1960
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