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The Magnificent Seven / The Alamo (Double Feature) DVD
SKU ID #434354
- Technical Specs
- Format: DVD
- Rating: Not Rated
- Number of Discs: 2
- Run Time: 289 Minutes
- Region: 1
- Aspect Ratio: Widescreen
- Studio: MGM (VIDEO & DVD)
- DVD Release Date: May 8, 2007
- Subtitles: Spanish, French
ENGLISH: Dolby Digital 5.1 [CC]
SPANISH: Dolby Digital Mono
FRENCH: Dolby Digital Surround
FRENCH: Dolby Digital Mono
- Color: Color
The Magnificent Seven
"John Wayne's The Alamo" Documentary
Spectacular gun battles, epic-sized heroes and an all-star cast that includes Academy Award® winners Yul Brynner and James Coburn, together with Steve McQueen, Eli Wallach and Charles Bronson, make The Magnificent Seven a legend among westerns. Spawning three sequels and a successful television series, and featuring Elmer Bernstein's Oscar®-nominated score, this stunning remake of The Seven Samurai is "a hard-pounding adventure" (Newsweek) and "an enduringly popular" (Leonard Maltin) cinematic classic.Merciless Calvera (Wallach) and his band of ruthless outlaws are terrorizing a poor Mexican village, and even the bravest lawmen can't stop them. Desperate, the locals hire Chris Adams (Brynner) and six other gunfighters to defend them. With time running out before Calvera's next raid, the heroic seven must prepare the villagers for this battle and help them find the courage to take back their town - or die trying!
John Wayne produces, directs and stars in this "bigger than life (Life Magazine) chronicle of one of the most remarkable events in American history. At the Alamo a crumbling adobe mission 185 exceptional men joined together in a sacred pact: they would stand firm against an army of 7,000 and willingly give their lives for freedom.
Filmed entirely in Texas, only a few miles from the site of the actual battle, The Alamo is a visually stunning and historically accurate celebration of courage and honor. Co-starring Richard Widmark, Laurence Harvey and Chill Wills, and garnering seven Oscar nominations, it is a "truly memorable movie spectacle" (Leonard Maltin).