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The Alamo: Thirteen Days to Glory (TV Movie 1987) Poster

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The final charge consists mostly of footage from The Last Command (1955).
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Final film appearance of Lorne Greene.
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Of the Alamo's 180-odd defenders only 13 were native born Texans, 11 of them ethnic Mexicans. 50 of the defenders were European born.
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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.
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Three of the actors were considerably older than the real-life people they are playing--James Arness, 64, played Jim Bowie, who was actually 40 at the time; Brian Keith, 66, played Davy Crockett, who was 49 at the Alamo; and Lorne Greene, 72, played Sam Houston, who was 43.
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