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The Alamo: Thirteen Days to Glory (1987)

Against orders and with no help of relief Texas patriots led by William Travis, Jim Bowie, and Davy Crockett defend the Alamo against overwhelming Mexican forces.

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The story of the famed siege of the Alamo during the Texas Revolution, in which a small band of soldiers held off an overwhelming army under the Mexican general Santa Anna long enough to allow the Texan army to gather its strength. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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Alamo - 13 Tage bis zum Sieg  »

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No one is quite sure what illness Bowie was suffering from. At the time it was diagnosed as typhoid pneumonia but was likely tuberculosis. See more »

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According to most accounts Travis was shot and killed at the onset of the final charge, but Alec Baldwin's Travis does not die until near the end. See more »

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Gen. Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna: History teaches us, gentlemen, that great generals remain generals by never underestimating their opposition.
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Version of The Alamo (1960) See more »

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7 February 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

heres a fun fact, I was the baby in the movie, the one in the crib. :) I am 19 years old now. my parents took me to try out for the part, we lived in Texas at the time.I think I only made like 80 bucks for it, but i wasn't in it very long. My parents said i would cry when i was supposed to be happy and would be happy when i was supposed to cry. I was all mixed up. Strange and funny fact i suppose.. and no I am not a child actress. I am livin' in San Antonio, workin' at a walgreens. I graduated here in Texas but I lived in Maryland most my life. This Movie is a great movie, though, good concept. I have seen it several times in my short 19 years.


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