Going to the movies is expensive.
Actress Lindsay Lohan, left, talks to her attorney Shawn Chapman Holley during a hearing in Beverly Hills, Calif., Monday, May 24, 2010. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, Pool)
1948: "Hamlet," starring Laurence Olivier. Laurence Olivier as Hamlet kneels at the feet of Jean Simmons who plays Ophelia, in a scene from the film production of Shakespeare's "Hamlet," in 1948. (AP Photo)
1950: "All About Eve," starring Bette Davis and Anne Baxter. Actress Bette Davis, right, is shown in a scene from the film "All About Eve," with her co-stars Gary Mitchell, left, and Anne Baxter, 1950. (AP Photo)
1967: "In the Heat of the Night," starring Sidney Poitier and Rod Steiger. Actors Rod Steiger, left and Norman Jewison appear in a scene from the film "In the Heat of the Night," 1968. (AP Photo)
#87: "The Unbearable Lightness of Being," 1988, starring Daniel Day-Lewis, Juliette Binoche and Lena Olin. Pictured: New York Film Critics Award winners, from left: best supporting actor Alan Alda, best actress Michelle Pfeiffer, Daniel Day-Lewis, best actor, and Lena Olin, best supporting a…
#81: "The Goodbye Girl," 1977, starring Richard Dreyfuss, Marsha Mason and Quinn Cummings. (AP Photo)
#79: "Jezebel," 1939, starring Bette Davis and Henry Fonda. Pictured: Actress Bette Davis is shown in her role as a high-spirited southern girl in the film "Jezebel," 1938. (AP Photo)
#58: "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner?" 1967, starring Sidney Poitier, Katharine Houghton, Katharine Hepburn, and Spencer Tracy. (AP Photo)
#48: "Last Tango In Paris," 1972, starring Marlon Brando. Pictured: In this 1972 file photo originally released by United Artists, actors Marlon Brando, left, and Maria Schneider are shown in a scene from, "Last Tango in Paris." (AP Photo/United Artists, file)
#23: "Now, Voyager," 1942, starring Bette Davis and Paul Henreid. Pictured: Actress Bette Davis is seen in the film "Now, Voyager," 1942. (AP Photo)
#12: "My Fair Lady," 1964, starring Audrey Hepburn and Rex Harrison. (AP Photo)
#28: "The Shop Around the Corner," 1940, starring Margaret Sullavan and Jimmy Stewart. Photo: Actor Leland Howard, left, his wife Margaret Sullavan, Lieutenant Jimmy Stewart and Kay Albrich arrive for the premiere of "Mrs. Miniver" at the Carthay Circle Theater in Hollywood, Calif., July 24,…
Editor's note: This is part of an occasional series about Tucson's touristy spots from a local's perspective.
Old Tucson actors greet Tampa, Fla., residents Erinn Larson, 3, and her mother, Kathy Larson, after a performance. The Old West town and movie location offers stunt shows, gunfights, movie memorabilia, a vintage carousel and kid-pleasin' rides. The theme park is open Fridays-Sundays, but wil…
The stagecoach meanders past the Heritage Square, left, a group of 12 movie-quality sets built last year. Auditions for an upcoming Western, "Hot Bath-Stiff Drink, will be held at Old Tucson from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. today.
A family with ice cream cones explores the frontier town. A saloon with light munchies, a pizza joint with kid-friendly fare, and cafeteria-style barbecue are among available eateries.
Can-can gals kick, dance and twirl to songs like "Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend" at the Grand Palace Saloon at Old Tucson.
British actor Roger Moore, the new James Bond is shown on top of Rio de Janeiro's famous Sugar Loaf mountain during the shooting of the latest 007 film "Moonraker," Jan. 11, 1979. Rio's Copacabana beach is at rear. (AP Photo)
When my granddaughter visited years ago, she watched "The Little Mermaid" over and over again. I couldn't understand why she enjoyed seeing the film so many times. Well, guess what? Now that I'm beyond middle age, I've acquired a similar habit: I love to watch movies that I've seen before.