The Alamo by Frank Thompson
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"The Alamo"
By Frank Thompson

"The Alamo"

The Illustrated Story of the Epic Film

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Format: Paperback

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The Alamo by Frank Thompson

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With more than 125 photos in full color and the complete screenplay, the exciting companion to the only theatrical Alamo film in over 40 years from director John Lee Hancock, starring Dennis Quaid, Billy Bob Thornton, Jason Patric, and Patrick Wilson.This lavish volume reveals the behind-the-scenes story of the making of this extraordinary film, covering its pre-production, the 101 days of production (most of it on the largest movie set in the world, on 45 acres near Austin, Texas), and post-production. Included is first-hand testimony from stars Dennis Quaid (Sam Houston), Billy Bob Thornton (David Crockett), Jason Patric (James Bowie), Patrick Wilson (William Barret Travis), Jordi Molla (Juan Seguin), and Emilio Echevarria (Santa Anna), as well as the talented production team who tell how they brought the world of 1836 Texas to vivid life with meticulously re-created costumes and sets. 125 color photos and drawings. Alamo chronology and bibliography."

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781557046062
ISBN-10: 1557046069
Format: Paperback
(280mm x 230mm x 13mm)
Pages: 160
Imprint: Newmarket Press,U.S.
Publisher: Newmarket Press,U.S.
Publish Date: 1-May-2004
Country of Publication: United States

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