Nefarious wrote:Nefarious wrote:
Larry Grimsley, Craig Covner, Jerry Laing & Jack Edmondson on the set of ALAMO, The Price Of Freedom.
RLC-GTT wrote: Now, if anybody posts a photo with me and the video camera, you are ALL in for a rolling-on-the-floor laugh. (Actually, that was the year before for the reenactment. I didn't have a video camera the two awesome days I visited during POF.)
Ned Huthmacher, Rich Curilla and Kaj Andersen, above the Waynamo main gate.
Rich Curilla video-taped all three Alamo reenactments in the Waynamo
on March 7th and 8th, 1986 with the idea of fleshing it out into an
official Sesquicentennial 'film'. Unfortunately, the oversight of not
having gotten signed legal releases from all of the participants prior
to filming scrapped the project. (No copies of the video could have
been sold at the Village, or elsewhere, without those written
In addition to the videoing of Henry Guerra's "13 Days Of The
Alamo", which included Jack Edmondson's 'Travis Draws The
Line Speech', as well as the Alamo battle(s) in the Waynamo plaza,
Rich even shot a few exteriors, showing six soldado reenactors scaling
the south wall on one of the original ladders from the Wayne film. As
one of the soldados, Alamo archeological expert and artist, Craig
Covner, got to do a wonderful backward ladder fall, courtesy of
Kenny (Crockett) Pruitt, who stood swinging Old Betsey on the
wall above. Dropping the prop musket in his fall, Craig landed crotch
first upon one of the ladder's lower rungs. Luckily, he saved
himself from any permanent damage by grabbing the ladder, just in
After filming the 'assault' scene, Rich even video-interviewed some of
the participants, including Covner. Being in costume as a soldado
gives one a whole new perspective on the battle, noted Covner.
And he really got into the carnage. "It's like eating Lays potato Chips,"
he said wryly. "Once you start, you just can't stop."
RLC-GTT wrote:Craig looks like Tom Cruise in Far and Away in that picture.
Jack looks like... Jack. LOL. No, actually, Jack looks like some film director like Robert Rodriguez.
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