Alamo Village
Brackettville, TX

John Wayne's Alamo Movie Set

Enlarge Ruben Padilla, who portrayed General Santa Anna in THE ALAMO. Click here to see photos from the personal collection of Ruben's nephew, PJ

   Links:
1. The Alamo (1960 film) - Wikipedia
2. Alamo - John Wayne Tribute
3. John Wayne the Alamo a Tribute Website
4. The Reconstruction and Restoration of John Wayne's "The Alamo"
5. John Wayne's Biography
6. Reel History: John Wayne's The Alamo 50th Anniversary Exhibition

7. Alamo Village - Wikipedia
8. Film locations for The Alamo (1960)
9. Happy - Homestead - AlamoVillageReunionSite
10. The Alamo (1960) - Notes - TCM.com

11. Screen: John Wayne's 3-Hour Remembrance of 'The Alamo'
12. THE ALAMO - Production Notes...CinemaReview.com

13. Ken Curtis
14. John Wayne's The Alamo | Brian Huberman
15. Ruben Padilla Dies; Ex-Actor, Tourism Chief - Los Angeles Times
16. Reminiscences of Life on Both Sides : Culture: Movies and bullfights are the spice of life for an 80-year-old San Diego border straddler

Alamo Village Website
 

The following photos (July 17, 2007) courtesy of  Webmaster
 
John Wayne's recreated Alamo movie set is not oriented the same as the real Alamo in San Antonio. The directions and descriptions given here are as per the Alamo as it was in 1836
 
See the Alamo movie set interpretive signs on Page3

 
Photos:
360 Panorama of Alamo Interior   2
Alamo and San Antonio
Alamo Compound Marker
Alamo Movie Set
Cantina
Chapel   2   3   4
Corral
East Side of Alamo
Flag   2
Hotel
Interior from South Wall
Jim Bowie's Room
Jim Bowie's Room Marker
John Wayne Museum
Long Barrack   2
Low Barracks   2
Main Gateway
Mound
North Wall of Alamo   2   3
Palisade Wall
San Antonio   2   3
San Antonio from South Wall of Alamo
San Fernando Church
San Fernando Church Marker
Southwest Corner   2
South Wall of Alamo   2
Well   2
West Wall of Alamo   2
     
360 Panorama of the Alamo movie set interior
 

The Alamo Village movie set (Alamo and San Antonio) Enlarge

 

San Antonio from the south wall of the Alamo. San Fernando Church steeple in center of picture. This view is very similar to the movie scene with the exception of the two large buildings on the far right Enlarge

 
North wall of the Alamo. The chapel and long barrack at left center Enlarge
 
South wall, main gateway, palisade wall and the chapel Enlarge
 
East side. Rear of the chapel at left Enlarge
 
West wall. The 18-pdr was mounted at the southwest corner at right
 
South and west walls

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