davy here is the alamo battle scene from my alamo/ people's park script tell me what u think
They rode hell bent for leather
getting here. I guess we gave em
more then they expected.
We couldn't stop them from coming
though we'll give em something to
remember limping back
INT - TENT - NIGHT
Sheriff Madigan paces before his officers in a rage.
I give you a rabble of less than 200
and you humiliate me and my army. A
real soldier would have taken that
position or died trying. Done it
for me. How am I to get conscripts
if the rebels aren't crushed.
Victory or death. I will make it
plainer, my victory or your death.
I don't want a single person left
alive. All I want is flames.
The officers salute and exit.
EXT - PEOPLES PARK - LONG SHOT - DAY
The police charge toward the north wall. As the
police rush it Mike Delacour and Frank Bardacke are
on either side of David Axelrod's cannon. They
exchange a look.
David Axelrod fires the
cannon which brings down a line
Another line replaces them.
the others lay out- a stream of fire
The position is over run.
Rabbitt is swinging his rifle at anything in blue.
He sees Pink Cloud get stabbed
White Rabbitt practically decapitates Pink Cloud's
killer. Pink Cloud sinks to his knees and looks at
Rabbitt his eyes in disbelief, terrible sorrow.
pink cloud :
give em what fur rabbitt
ANGLE ON EAST WALL
Charles Palmer falls back against the wall, bodies
all around him. He has no idea he was wounded. He
ANGLES ON JACK WOLF AND STU ALBERT
As their cannon takes a direct hit, hurling them to
ANGLE ON NORTH WALL
Pat Cody is on the wall knocking down the ladders and
using her hatchet, killing the Alameda County
Sheriffs as they came over the walls. They soon over
run the wall by sheer numbers. One sheriff shoots
her in the stomach. She looks shocked, can't believe
she's going to die. Gets shot again, grabs a rifle
from a dead Alameda County Sheriff and bayonets 4
Alameda County Sheriffs. She is now surrounded by
Alameda County Sheriffs.
I love you Fred.
As they take turns stabbing her like a piece of hay.
ANGLE ON DAY CARE CENTER - DAY
Annie Leibovitz and her Red Mountain Sisters fire
fighting fiercely. They are holding their own when
Fred Cody, although wounded, runs over.
Annie they got over the north wall.
I need your help.
(turns toward her women)
Sue, Carol raise a barricade here.
I'm going with Fred Cody. You take
command, I'll be back.
Annie Leibovitz leaves with Fred Cody, heads for the
barracks. Sue and Carol put up a barricade but now
the fighting gets fiercer. There are too many of
them. Sue is shot. The Alameda County Sheriffs are
allover them: 20 of them trap Carol against a wall
with their bayonets. One rips her shirt off, they
laugh. Carol gives
em the finger. This angers the sheriffs as all
twenty of them bayonet her like a bundle of hay.
They take turns stabbing her. The rest of the Red
Mountain sisters also die a gruesome death. The
women have killed at least 20. Alameda County
Sheriff dead bodies are everYWhere.
ANGLE ON GUNTHER BACHMANN EAST WALL
He is having a gay old time. As soon as the ladders
go up he's knocking them down. As they swarm over 9
of them swing bayonets at him. Gunther out of shot
swings his rifle knocking down a couple, grabs his
hatchet, leaps into the mob of sheriffs singing 0'
Canada. They take turns stabbing him with their
ANGLE ON LESLIE
tries to run but is shot and dies before he can
ANGLE ON ERICA BLACKWELL
bleeding she shots with deadly accuracy, bodies all
around. Shot in the right shoulder she starts firing
with the left shoulder. Hit again she grabs her
rifle and clubs 2 more attacking police now bleeding
from several wounds she grabs her tomahawk in spite
of them. So ferocious is her appearance the police
shrink back uttering Diablo, Diablo. Finally she is
surrounded. Bayonets rising and falling as they stab
her. Dying she makes a grab for her tomahawk and
gets a policeman in the stomach as she falls.
ANGLE ON AXELROD
Forced back with the others from the north wall
Delacour and Bardacke among them. He saved Delacour
and is shot. Delacour tries to go to his aid but
it's too late and the Alameda County Sheriffs pour
ANGLE ON RABBITT
Retreating back into the courtyard with his last
remaining men. Long out of ammo they batter the
police with their long rifles until Rabbitt is the
only buckskin warrior still on his feet. They
encircle him, keeping a distance, fearful of this
man. A policeman tries to bayonet Rabbitt and, not
dead yet, Erica blackwell uses the last strength in her
body and chops the cop with her tomahawk.
Rabbitt sees this, pulls his knife and dives into
them, swallowed up in a sea of bayonets.
Mike Delacour, pained by the sight of Rabbit's death
turns toward Frank Bardacke, a sheriff's trigger is
pulled, the shot carries Mike Delacour back several
yards, dead. 15 rifle men turn on Frank Bardacke and
fire blasting him against the wall.
INT - CHAPEL
Sandy, Ann Weills and the other women are huddled in
a corner. Wendy Schlesinger lifts herself up. She
has a pistol in each hand. She nods at Julia
You better join the other women.
It won't be safe here. I want you
safe. Over there.
(tears in her eyes)
Please Julia. I love you.
OK Wendy. I love you so much.
She turns and joins the women.
INT - BARRACK
Fred Cody and Annie Leibovitz have retreated to this
room. They are all that's left of the Peoples Park
Suddenly the door is blown to kingdom come by a
cannon. Fred Cody and Annie Leibovitz run to the
next room. Rifle fire follows them. They aim their
I'll get it.
She rushes to the door with a torch. 15 bayonets get
her, the Alameda County Sheriff's insane with
killing. Fred Cody is shot by 6 sheriffs and then
has his head chopped off by the crazed Alameda County
CUT TO THE CHAPEL
Wendy Schlessinger has waited for this moment. The
last act of her life. Forcing herself to her feet
the door crashes open. She doesn't flinch. Wendy
fires both pistols. 2 police die. Her knife takes a
3rd one then she is surrounded and is no match for
the police. They seem to compete to get at her.
Bayonets repeatedly up and down on her.
ANGLE ON SANDY blackwell
clutching her baby son to her breast. Suddenly the
soldiers stop stabbing Wendy schlesinger. They are
insane with the desire to kill. They bring their
Lower your weapons. That's an
Colonel Jagger walks over to the Alameda County
Sheriffs. They back off. They lower their weapons
My husband, my daughter?
There are no survivors, maam.
Sheriff Madigan wants to meet you
You can tell that son of a bitch I
have no wish.
Mrs. blackwell if I may be so bold,
accept his invitation. The lives of
your new son and the other women
depend on it. And why should
Sheriff Madigan's version of your
daughter and husband's bravery be
the only one heard.
She understands. Sandy thinks a moment.
Sheriff Madigan enters the courtyard, dismounts.
Major William Beall rushes over.
You know what I want to see.
I have found Colonel Delacour and
Colonel White Rabbitt. But I have
not found Wendy Schlessinger.
Then do it. I will dip my fingers
in their blood.
He stops his eyes on Sandy blackwell coming out of the
chapel with Major Jagger. She looks beautiful.
(to Colonel Beall)
I believe you'll find what you're
looking for in the chapel.
(a slight bow)
Sandy now locks her eyes on the one man in the world
I ask that my son and the others be
spared for myself. I would have
fought with the men.
This pleases him.
You are very courageous. I have
heard of your beauty. In fact the
mayors wife likes you very much. In
Alameda I have been known to build
palaces for such beauty. Your son
would be a prince.
Sandy is horrified. This is the last thing she wants
If you send me there I will choose
(upset at those words)
Send her north. I don't make war on
Just the freedom of your people.
Wine, I will drink to my victory.
Sandy joins the others .
I'm spose to enjoy this day.
(tastes the wine)
Red Mountain, I hate Red Mountain.
He throws it away.
ANGLE ON ANN WEILLS
walks her way through the dead bodies. She stops
cold. She sees Annie Leibovitz butchered. Fighting
tears she walks on. Sees Pink Cloud. She holds his
hand, tears on her face. She grabs her handkerchief,
cleans his face then puts it in her bosom. The only
memory of Pink Cloud she will take with her. She
opens his fingers and puts her cross in it. Folds
his arm on his .chest.
A hand gently helps Ann to her feet. sandy, her baby
son in her arms, leading Ann. The ragtag group of
women, 10 survivors, are behind her. sandy stops,
see's Erica's hand. She and Ann hold each others
gaze, offering each other strength. Then crossing
the growing bonfire that will soon be a funeral pyre
heading for the gate. Their eyes seeing the bodies
as they reach the gate, Sandy blackwell, baby in hand,
lead the women through the gate. The smoke behind
them curling toward the sky.
They get in the wagon and leave. On the grass high
above the Peoples Park Keith blackwell rides up, sees his
mother coming. Tears in his eyes as he knows that
his father and sister are dead. He hugs his mom,
gets in the wagon and leaves.
All 182 defenders of Peoples Park perished. It is
believed that as many as 900 Alameda County Sheriff
may have died in this battle.
On March 27, Palm Sunday, Colonel Jerry Rubin and the
hippies at Haight Ashbury were murdered by the
Alameda county Sheriffs.
On April 21 Abbie Hoffman surprised the Alameda
County Sheriffs under Sheriff Frank Red Dog Madigan
at Sunset Strip. The battle cry "Remember Peoples
Park" was born at that battle.
Footage from "Hair" (music) "Let the Sunshine In".
May a thousand parks bloom
Wendy Schlessinger...............Loretta Swit
Mike Delacour.......................Alec Baldwin
White Rabbitt.........................FESS PARKER
Pink Cloud........................ Alex Winter
Ann Weills.........................Susan Richardson
Huey P Newton......................Richard Roundtree
Julia Vinograd........................Sally Struthers
Annie Leibovitz.......................Nancy McKeon
Loni Hancock .........................Loni Anderson\
Abbie Hoffman........................Doug McClure
Jerry Rubin..............................Rob Reiner
Sandy blackwell......................Tyne Daly
Jim blackwell...........................John Karlen
Sheriff Frank J Madigan........-------- Ed Asner
Stewart Albert.........................Sean Penn
Erica blackwell.........................Kat Dennings
Colonel Jagger..........................Mick Jagger
General Charles Plummer-----Lorne Greene
Colonal William Beall-----------Red West
Stephen Gaskin------------------Jason Robards
Doctor Williams-----------------James Woods
Rev Dick York-------------------Keanu Reeves
Lt. Dan Seigal--------------------David Warner
jentri Anders---------------------Christina Ricci
Frank Bardacke------------------Michael Landon
Max Scheer------------------------William Daniels
James Rector----------------------David Canery
Jack Wolf--------------------------Graham Jarvis
David Axelrod--------------------Christopher Guest
Fred Cody-------------------------Mitch vogel
Keith blackwell------------------ Dylan Sprouse
Michael Rossman----------------John Barron
Charles Palmer------------------Travor Adams
George Palmer------------------John Lawlor
Donna Gain---------------------- Nancy Walker
General Charles Gain----------Harold Gould
General Roger Haynes---------Sid Haig
Steve Yarmo---------------------Richard Ward
Dave Yarmo---------------------Dan Haggerty
Eve Yarmo---------------------- MollyRingwald-
John Yarmo--------------------- Butch Patrick
Gunther Bachmann------------Donald Sutherland
As credits roll music "A View to a Kill" by Duran,
Warner Brothers Presents
Michael J. Fox
and staring "Madonna" as Pat Cody
A Warner Brothers Film
"The Battle of Peoples Park or 13 Days to