When his girlfriend tells him that his men wouldn't follow him to a house of ill repute, Max, a general in the Mexican army decides to perform some great act of heroism. He takes his men over the border into Texas and re-captures the Alamo. This upsets the Texans greatly. The Texas National Guard is sent to retake the mission. Normally this would be easy as Max's men have left all of their ammunition back in Mexico, but the State department insists that no one be killed and so the National Guard also goes in with unloaded weapons. Written by
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The most magnificent mistake of them all!
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Did You Know?
When first announced in 1967, Arthur Hiller was scheduled to direct, and Alberto Sordi and Telly Savalas were being sought to star. See more
When Max tells Sergeant Valdez to raise the Mexican flag over the Alamo, the pole is clearly shown as being beyond the perimeter wall, however when the flag is raised, the pole is mounted on the side of a building- easily reached from inside. See more
General Maximilian Rodrigues De Santos
A friend of mine, a woman, she told me the men do not respect me. She said they would not follow me even into a whorehouse!
She is wrong, senor. The men would follow you into a whorehouse.
"All persons mentioned in this story are completely fictitious except for: Davy Crockett Col. William B. Travis James Bowie John Wayne and Richard Widmark" is the first credit to appear. See more
Referenced in American Sexual Revolution