Alamo: The Price of Freedom

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Alamo: The Price of Freedom
Directed by Kieth Merrill
Produced by Ray Herbeck Jr.
Written by Kieth Merrill
Cinematography Reed Smoot
Distributed by Macgillivray Freeman Films
Release date(s) 1988
Running time 37 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Alamo: The Price of Freedom is a 1988 American IMAX film starring Merrill Connally as Davy Crockett, Casey Biggs as William Barret Travis, Enrique Sandino as Antonio López de Santa Anna, Steve Sandor as James Bowie, Don Swayze as James Bonham, and Derek Caballero as Juan Seguín. It was written and directed by Kieth Merrill and distributed by Macgillivray Freeman Films. It is based on the George A. McAlister book of the same name. At the time of its filming, the production generated much controversy among the Tejano population of San Antonio who protested that it was demeaning to their contributions to the city's history.[1] The film is shown at San Antonio's IMAX Theater Rivercenter.[2]

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  1. ^ Linenthal, Edward Tabor (1991). Sacred Ground: Americans and Their Battlefields. University of Illinois Press. pp. 75–78. ISBN 978-0-2520-6171-4. OCLC 22710231. 
  2. ^ Jarolim, Edie (1991). Frommer's San Antonio & Austin. Frommer. p. 100. ISBN 9780764597114. 

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