Martyrs of the Alamo
(Birth of Texas) DVD
& Davy Crocket Fall
of the Alamo
Produced by legendary director D.W. Griffith, "Martyrs of the Alamo" tells the story of the birth of Texas.
"Martyrs of Alamo" recreates the desperate battle in 1836 at the crumbling Spanish Mission in San Antonio - The Alamo.
This big budget film features amazing special effects (for the time) and large historically convincing sets.
Directed by Christy Cabanne; featuring Sam de Grasse, AD Sears, Walter Long, Douglas Fairbanks.
USA, 1915, B&W, 71 minutes, silent with musical soundtrack and English title cards.
DVD SPECIAL FEATURE
Also includes the film "Davy Crockett at the Fall of the Alamo"
The retelling of the Alamo story starring Cullen Landis as Davy Crockett. Also starring Kathryn McGuire as the love
interest, Joe Rickson as Colonel Travis, Robert Fleming as Jim Bowie and Fletcher Norton as the villianous Santa Anna.
Directed by Robert N. Bradbury (whose son Bob Steele appears in a bit part).
USA, 1926, B&W, 35 minutes, silent with musical soundtrack, English title cards.
NTSC Region 0 encoding (Entire World)