|aThe Alamo|h[videorecording] /|cTouchstone Pictures and Imagine Entertainment present a Mark Johnson production, a John Lee Hancock film ; produced by Mark Johnson, Ron Howard ; written by Leslie Bohem and Stephen Lee Hancock ; directed by John Lee Hancock.
|a[United States] :|bTouchstone Home Entertainment ;|aBurbank, Calif. :|bDistributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment ;|aTaipei :|bYing Jei,|cc2004.
|a1 videodisc (138 min.) :|bsd., col. ;|c4 3/4 in.
|aSpecial features: walking in the footprints of heroes: learn about David Crockett, William Travis, Jim Bowie and Sam Houston; deleted scenes with optional commentary by John Lee Hancock; return of a legend: the making of 'The Alamo' - a behind-the-scenes look; deep in the heart of Texans.
|aDirector of photography, Dean Semler ; editor, Eric L. Beason ; music, Carter Burwell ; costume designer, Daniel Orlandi ; production designer, Michael Corenblith.
|aBilly Bob Thornton, Dennis Quaid, Jason Patric, Patrick Wilson, Jordi Molla?, Emilio Echevarria, Marc Blucas, Leon Rippy.
|aRetells the story of the historic 1836 battle in the Texan War of Independence. Facing 4,000 Mexican troops, 186 Texan soldiers and volunteers - including William Travis, Davy Crockett, and Jim Bowie - retreat within the walls of the Alamo, a Franciscan mission that was converted into a military fort. Once inside, the men prepare themselves for what will be a bloody battle to the death. U.S. General Sam Houston leads the charge from the outside. The Texans held the fort for 13 days under siege by General Santa Anna.
|aMPAA rating: PG-13; for sustained intense battle sequences.
|aDVD, Region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital, DTS, SDDS.
|aEnglish and Spanish dialogue or dubbed French dialogue, English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.