The Alamo

Trivia: The film cost $107m to make and earned only $26m worldwide. It is considered one of the all time movie flops.

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Trivia: The director filmed five different deaths of Crockett for the film. The one used is based on a letter from a Mexican officer found in Texas in 1935 and has been called a fake by histories of The Alamo.

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Continuity mistake: In the shot where Travis hands Seguin the third message to Houston the off-center seal is closer to Travis. As Seguin takes it the seal is closer to him. (00:56:15)

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David Crockett: We're gonna need a lot more men.

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Question: Did the real battle for the Alamo happen during the day or during the night?

Answer: The siege of the Alamo lasted thirteen days, so events would happen both day and night. The actual final assault began at around 5am, and took no more than ninety minutes - it was over by sunrise.

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