The Man from the Alamo
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The Man From the Alamo manages to pack a few nuances and surprises in its traditional western plotline. During the siege at the Alamo, John Stroud (Glenn Ford) is chosen by lot to leave the fort and warn the families of the mission's defenders of the impending arrival of General Santa Ana. But when everyone around him is wiped out by the Mexicans, Stroud has no proof that he was ordered to leave his post, and is therefore branded a coward. He spends the rest of the film performing acts of conspicuous bravery to clear his name--and also tracks down the film's real villain, Jess Wade… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 100%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Unusual Western with vigorous story telling."
‑ Michael E. Grost, Classic Film and Television
"Different take on Alamo legend/event with Glenn Ford."
‑ Steve Crum, Kansas City Kansan
"Budd Boetticher directs a superior no-nonsense action-packed traditional 'B' Western."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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