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The Immortal Alamo
Also known as [Fall of the Alamo]
B&W : One reel
Directed by William F. Haddock (William Haddock)
Cast: William Carroll [Lieutenant Dickenson], Edith Storey [Lucy Dickenson], William Clifford [Colonel Travis], Francis Ford [Navarre], Gaston Méliès [padre], Donald Peacock [young boy], Anna Nichols, [?] Henry Stanley?, cadets of the Peacock Military Academy
Méliès Star Films [American] production. / Produced by Gaston Méliès. Scenario by Wilbert Melville. Scenic artist, Horace Young. Production assistance by Archie Stuart. Cinematography by William Paley. / Released 25 May 1911. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / The production was shot on-location near San Antonio, Texas. The production utilized cadets of the Peacock Military Academy as Mexican soldier extras. [?] Thompson-Lost p. 3 notes that the following stock Méliès performers from 1911 may have been in the film: Mildred Brachen, Bert Brachen, Sam Weil, Joseph Karle, Richard Stanton, Fannie Midgely and Evelyn Selbie.
Survival status: The film is presumed lost.
Current rights holder: Public domain.
Keywords: Battle of the Alamo (13 February-6 March 1836) - Davy Crockett - General Sam Houston - Mexicans - USA: Texas: San Antonio
Listing updated: 16 December 2008.
References: Thompson-Lost pp. xix, 3-6, 8-10, 11; Thompson-Star pp. 17, 34, 43, 48-56, 63, 74, 190-197, 230 : ClasIm-226 p. 55.