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Alamo village

John Farkis

Alamo village

how a Texas cattleman brought Hollywood to the old West

by John Farkis

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Published by Business Imaging Group PDQ in Brighton, Mich .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Shahan, H.,
  • Wayne, John, -- 1907-1979.,
  • Alamo (Motion picture : 1960),
  • Motion picture locations -- Texas -- Brackettville -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Motion pictures -- Setting and scenery -- Texas -- Brackettville -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Motion pictures -- Setting and scenery -- United States -- Case studies.,
  • Brackettville (Tex.) -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Brackettville (Tex.) -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 80-83).

    StatementJohn Farkis.
    GenreCase studies., Biography.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1995.67.B73 F37 2005
    The Physical Object
    Pagination83 p. :
    Number of Pages83
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22666509M
    ISBN 1009772655090000
    LC Control Number2008274013

      Davy Crockett () was a Tennessee-born frontiersman, congressman, solider and folk hero. After his heroic death defending the Alamo during the .   Own a sample of Texas history at the Alamo Village liquidation sale at the once-popular tourist destination and the now-closed replica of The Alamo located in Bracketville. Alamo Village at Bracketville was the first movie location built in the state of Texas and is best known as the movie set built for John Wayne’s epic movie, “The Alamo”.

    Alamo Village Apartments is an apartment in San Angelo in zip code This community has a 1 - 3 bedroom, 1 - 2 bathroom, and is for rent for $ - $1, This community has a 1 - 3 bedroom, 1 - 2 bathroom, and is for rent for $ - $1,/5(16). Farkis, who will join other authors at a March 7 Alamo Society symposium at the Menger Hotel, said his passion for the movie and the Alamo began nearly 20 years ago, when he visited Alamo Village Author: Scott Huddleston.

    Get this from a library! Alamo village: how a Texas cattleman brought Hollywood to the old West. [John Farkis] -- Many people familiar with John Wayne's version of "The Alamo" are aware that it was not filmed on a Hollywood soundstage or back-lot, but rather on a set built on a ranch outside of a small.   Just Rememberin' The Making of John Wayne's THE ALAMO and the book is very thorough. Having worked at Alamo Village for Happy and Virginia Shahan for more than 1/4 century, I thought I had a pretty good grasp on the production and its history, but John has definitely carried me to a new level of understanding. More as the publication date nears.


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Having read John's " Not Thinkin Just Rememberin " about the making of John Wayne's epic " The Alamo " and John's first book on " Alamo Village " once again John has come up with yet another classic and full of interesting images and having visited " Alamo Village " in Texas Alamo village book here in the UK this book brought back loads of very happy memories for me and it is a must have for one's bookshelf /5(7).

Alamo Village is a movie set and tourist attraction north of Brackettville, Texas, United was the first movie location built in Texas, originally constructed for and best known as the setting for The Alamo (), directed by John Wayne and starring Wayne, Richard. Alamo Village features the John Wayne Museum, Country & Wagon Museum, and 27 other buildings and interiors that have been used in films.

Alamo Village is a complete town with jail, church, bank, blacksmith shop, stables, 2 stores (Indian store and trading post). Take home a souvenir picture or book on John Wayne or the Old West, or a coonskin.

ALAMO Village is six miles north of Brackettville on the Shahan Angus Ranch in Kinney County. This replica of an old Texas town was first a set for a Western movie on the battle of the Alamo, but it remained a tourist attraction for almost fifty idea for the complex was developed by James Tullis (Happy) Shahan after he was elected mayor Alamo village book Brackettville in Alamo Village Movie Location, Brackettville: Address, Phone Number, Alamo Village Movie Location Reviews: /56 TripAdvisor reviews.

The Alamo taught many of us how to love its story—one we could step inside at Alamo Village. Toward the end of my interview with Jamie, I asked her about the future of Alamo Village.

She frowned. This book is a children's coloring book created to promote Alamo Village in Brackettville, TX. The artwork is unique although extremely simple (like any coloring book) except for the cover and two sketches just inside the book.

It was all done by renown Western artist, Bud Breen.3/5(1). Over the years travling between California and texas starting in i went to Alamo Village 4 times morning after lunch once at 4pm it was always closed then in found out closed permanent hard to go someplace that doesnt have regular hours of operation but it is a 3/5(18).

Save Alamo Village, Austin, TX. 1, likes 3 talking about this. We are in need of Donations to Save This Treasure of Texas. Please send your tax-deductable contribution to: Preserve Texas Followers: K. Alamo Drafthouse Village Movie Times + Tickets W. Anderson Lane, Austin, TX Location: W. Anderson Lane, Austin,TX.

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Updated from its first edition inAlamo Village has been greatly expanded with detailed information, fascinating insights, interesting interviews and numerous photographs about the important Texas film site."Brand: BearManor Media.

Alamo Village graveyard, Brackettville, Texas Contributor Names Margolies, John, photographer Created / Published Alamo village billboard, Route   Alamo Village, the sprawling set near Brackettville featured in the John Wayne movie “The Alamo,” is indefinitely closed to the public.

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