The Alamo: Shrine of Texas Liberty

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For other films about the Alamo, see Alamo_(disambiguation)#Films.

The Alamo: Shrine of Texas Liberty is a 1938 American black-and-white war film directed by Stuart Paton and produced by H. W. Kier and Norman Sheldon. The film was a two-reel short produced in a couple of weeks San Antonio, Texas. The film was done in pantomime and audio was done by narration and organ music.

The film starred Coates Gwynne, Sterling Waters and Mrs. Florence Griffith. The film is an educational reenactment of the siege at the Alamo, but the filming location was actually Mission San José.[1] The film was released soon after the centennial of the Alamo.

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  1. ^ Thompson, Frank. Texas Hollywood: Filmmaking in San Antonio Since 1910. San Antonio: Maverick Publishing Company, 2002. p 43.

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