grey ugg boots uk Val Kilmer visits Tombstone for Old West
TOMBSTONE, Ariz. Val Kilmer rode through the streets of Tombstone in a horse drawn wagon to the chants of love you Val! on Saturday as the actor returned to the Old West town that was the setting of one of his most famous roles.
Kilmer came to Tombstone for the Holli Days event to celebrate the life of gunslinger Doc Holliday, whom Kilmer played in the 1993 movie He also met with fans and was to attend a party to mark Holliday birthday on Aug. 14.
and gentlemen might I please introduce one of the stars if not the star, period of our favourite movie and the object of our inaugural Doc Holli Days, Val Kilmer, the public address announcer said as fans cheered and snapped up pictures. Corral involving Holliday and Wyatt Earp.
The town saw a surge in popularity after the hit 1993 movie starring Kilmer, Kurt Russell and Sam Elliot. The movie was filmed at various locations in Arizona, but not in Tombstone.
Kilmer visited the town during the making of the movie but hadn been back since.
Gunfight re enactments are the event big draw, but Kilmer will not participate in them, said Bruce Nielsen, president of the local Lions Club, which is organized the parade.
Many of the Doc Holli Days events were sold out, generating concerns about crowd sizes. am concerned that the town is going to be overwhelmed, Nielsen said.
Doc Holli Days is one of several weekend celebrations that Tombstone holds throughout the year, including Wyatt Earp Days and Helldorado Days.
It was during the 2015 Helldorado when an actor used real bullets instead of blanks during the re enactment of a duel, wounding a participant and causing minor injuries to a bystander.