At the southern end of Arizona lies the state’s other big movie-location draw—the still-active Old Tucson movie set. Long known as “Hollywood in the Desert,” Old Tucson draws some 200,000 visitors per year, according to Maria Demarais, the site’s marketing manager. Among the attractions are staged gunfights, stunt shows, musical shows in the saloon, and even a few kiddie rides (during the summer months). But the biggest pull is the movie history. This is where scores of classics were filmed, including Winchester ’73, Gunfi ght at the OK Corral, Rio Bravo, Cimarron (the 1959 version), Hombre, The Outlaw Josey Wales, and Tombstone. (www.oldtucson.com)
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