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The Man from the Alamo

The Man from the Alamo (1953)

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Release Date: Jan 1, 1953 Wide

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The Man From the Alamo manages to pack a few nuances and surprises in its traditional western plotline. During the siege at the Alamo, John Stroud (Glenn Ford) is chosen by lot to leave the fort and warn the families of the mission's defenders of the impending arrival of General Santa Ana. But when everyone around him is wiped out by the Mexicans, Stroud has no proof that he was ordered to leave his post, and is therefore branded a coward. He spends the rest of the film performing acts of

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All Critics (9) | Top Critics (3) | Fresh (6) | Rotten (0) | DVD (2)

Unusual Western with vigorous story telling.

August 5, 2013 Full Review Source: Classic Film and Television
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Different take on Alamo legend/event with Glenn Ford.

November 1, 2004

Budd Boetticher directs a superior no-nonsense action-packed traditional 'B' Western.

November 30, 2003 Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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Interesting "what if" story.
August 19, 2008
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