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Old Tucson founder Bob Shelton dies at 95

Posted at 12:37 PM, Dec 16, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-16 19:17:01-05

Old Tucson Studios founder Bob Shelton has died at age 95, a studio rep confirmed.

Shelton acquired the site, at 201 S. Kinney Road, in 1960. The studio quickly became a popular tourist destination and was the filming site of several famous Westerns, including "Broken Arrow" and "Winchester '73," as well as TV series "Gunsmoke."

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