Friday, January 3, 2014

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Thursday, January 3, 2013


The Head Illusion : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J9lK8Ar-M1U

                                       The Table Illusion.
From Japan : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PtVCoEuzLUE

Another Tucson Arizona Desert Illusionist.
Special Head Levitation :
July 2013 : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v15OcJTjNyE

Bonnie Tyler At The Canyon.
Watch Loud On Full Screen : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QtKoRdJn-0k


One of our neighbors has a new beautiful short video story.
January 2014.
Do not give up on your dreams.   Cowtown Keeylocko Arizona.

Watch it in FULL  SCREEN : http://vimeo.com/groups/scarletx/videos/80325169



The long and winding road to the Gunsight Horse Ranch.
Turn up the Sound and Full Screen : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aVS5DekZ7VQ

The 25 Year Old Magic Photos, the answer to the question,
and a List Of 74 Magicians are in the " Older Posts " at : http://gunsightmountainhorseranch.blogspot.com/search?updated-max=2005-01-16T01%3A44%3A00-08%3A00&max-results=2
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Tuesday, January 3, 2012


Watch Videos on FULL SCREEN.
Stacy Keach and Paul Newman.
Directed by John Houston. Mescal Arizona 1972 : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ubjIc3qLPds&feature=related


The History Of Magic
Magic Illusion Of The Month

(c) John Alexander Photo
World Of Illusion
Al Marsh water ski upside down with

John E. Alexander driving the boat.
Canyon Lake Arizona. 1957 .
The crowd could not believe it.
Al Marsh was 68 years old at the time.


Larry's new place to ride horses not in the Desert.
Watch the first Video on the web site Full Screen : http://lovelanai.com/

A New 40 Second Video : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VGkVjv6kjyA&NR=1

Friday, January 1, 2010




































Magic Horse And Rider Illusion
Tucson  Arizona .



John Alexander and James Alexander
The 1926 Essex Super Six Vanishing Illusion
Tucson  Arizona . 1971 .

The one seat hot rod has wooden spoke wheels.



Slydini Video : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i30qx9eI1r0

Dai Vernon Cards : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bhw-NAhN9OI&feature=c4-overview&list=UUNNC3jS8KNbSX0Z_-B9KRTA

Best Short Magic Video of 2010.
Listen to the sound. " What, what, what. How you do dat ? "
Watch it five times.

Backyard Magic : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zaqS043MCGU&feature=related

The way the illusion is done on the stage by Richiardi : http://www.youtube.com/user/renaissancemagic#p/u/12/KvZKV4c3YOQ

Saturday, June 27, 2009


Name the Magician
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" Doctor I. Killum ", " Egypana ", " U - Sik - Um "
" No Refunds ". ( Click on photo to see more detail )
This 1947 Arizona photo was taken at the exact location as the present day " High Chaparral " TV Series Ranch House with Golden Gate Mountain in the background. At this same location near the Gunsight Ranch, this movie was filmed in 1940.
" Here you are. The sweetest little city this side of a rat hole. "
Short Video : http://www.tcm.com/mediaroom/video/223572/Arizona-Movie-Clip-Opening-Tucson.html

When Michael Landon ( in the blue shirt ) was just West of the Gunsight Ranch in 1987 with Victor French, Don Collier and Richard Farnsworth : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7z4O_3TEhYE

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The 25 Year Old Magic Photos, the answer to the above question,
and a List Of 74 Magicians are in the " Older Posts " at : http://gunsightmountainhorseranch.blogspot.com/search?updated-max=2005-01-16T01%3A44%3A00-08%3A00&max-results=2
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Magicians Of The Month
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Most Recent Visitor ( Year 2014 )
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Illusionist and Author :
" The Amazing Tom Morello "
Nearing the top of the 4,700 foot Gunsight.

Tom Morello first climbed the  Gunsight  Mountain
February 1990.

Look for his new book " MESA "
By : Cathy Star Eagle and Tom Morello

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Illusionist Tom Morello waiting for the helicopter.
Click on photo to view large.


Another view of the Gunsight.

Previous Magicians Of The Month
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Kevin James : ( One Minute Video ) : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bH1VrVOpSjE&feature=related
The Previous Magician of the Year :
400 foot high, " LUXOR ILLUSION " by Criss Angel
Show Web Site : http://www.cirquedusoleil.com/en/shows/believe/home.aspx

The Telescopes
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On the 7,000 foot hill above the Ranch.
Everyday a new video.
Watch the Summer Thunder Storms.
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The North Camera :
http://www.noao.edu/kpno/kpcam/camera/yesterday.mpg
The South Camera : http://www.noao.edu/kpno/kpcam/camera2/yesterday.mpg
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If you climb to the top of the hill, this is what you will find.
There's Magic in the air. There's Magic in the air.
Watch in 720p and Full Screen : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jZUUIu8fZoo

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The News :
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(c) 2011 World Unity Prod.

The Steampunk Convention and Festival
Old Tucson Movie Location Arizona
March 2011


(c) 2011 World Unity Prod.


(c) 2011 World Unity Prod.

University of Arizona at Tucson Grad. and
Horse Trainer :
Todd Pletcher wins the Kentucky Derby.
May 1, 2010.
Horse : Super Saver
Jockey : Calvin Borel

University of Arizona at Tucson Grad. and
Horse Trainer :
Bob Baffert wins the Preakness.
May 15, 2010.
Horse : Lookin At Lucky
Jockey : Martin Garcia

Horses : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nVWYMl2yg1E
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To the memory of the Minus One Coffee House
at 1021 East 6th Street at Park Avenue, Tucson Arizona.

Years 1964 to 1968.
And the Arizona Bo Street Runners 1966.

Tony Scheuren ( guitar ), Alan Fudge ( actor ),
Kenny, Bob, Linda, Shep,
Mike K. ( Arizona's first light show 1965 ),
James P.

Turn it up High Volume.
Short Video : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RY_7M8VfEfA&NR=1

Wednesday, February 18, 2009



John Alexander taking a break. During the filming of
" Tombstone ". 1993 .
With Kurt Russell, Val Kilmer and Charlton Heston.
Stuntwoman Lynn Lesemann appeared in the film.
Just down the road from the Gunsight Ranch.
Watch the short Video Trailer : http://www.imdb.com/rg/VIDEO_PLAY/LINK//video/screenplay/vi2263482649/



Lynn Lesemann and Fred The Cat
During filming.
Tucson.



Lynn Lesemann
Film " Mountain Men ".
Arizona.


Previous Magicians of the Month :
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Cyril Takayama performing One Cigarette. ( Two Minute Video ) : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l_nGL9thTHU
Slydini : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i30qx9eI1r0
David Ren Jenkins performing Warp One by Paul Harris. ( One Minute Video ) : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yxduxhr-2XE
Emo performing the Invisible Palm by Paul Harris. ( Two Minute Video ) : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xj4R1kCnN44&feature=related
A Few Magic Photos From The 1970's And 1980's : http://gunsightmountainhorseranch.blogspot.com/search?updated-max=2005-01-16T01%3A44%3A00-08%3A00&max-results=7


( GMHRAZ ) A Gunsight Mountain Horse Ranch Arizona (c) Photo

The Monthly Board Meeting
All Guns are to remain on the table during the meeting.
Photo by : John E. Alexander ( S.A.M. # 136 )
Click on the photo to see more detail and the bookkeeper.

Making Western Movies is just plain fun. They made a few good movies near the Ranch.
At 26 seconds the horses are running just East of the Gunsight Ranch : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NCgHLXsxCeY&feature=related
This movie was filmed down the road from the Gunsight Ranch in 1986 : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4HdlYVKBUVE
The best magical costume and music of 1980 : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8sXLkKflnis



Illusionist Tom Morello waiting for the helicopter.

In the last 100 years, only 27 climbers and 3 horses have made it to the top of the Gunsight Summit, ( 2 ) times higher than the Eiffel Tower in Paris.



Down the road from the Gunsight Ranch. ( GMHRAZ ) in 1967. The " High Chaparral " Ranch House Set.



See the Horses and real Arizona Dust. ( Two Minute Video ) : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lJsQy9s_wso&feature=related




( GMHRAZ )
The " High Chaparral " TV Series Ranch House Set. Photo taken in 1971. Now the # 1 Western in England. This is the same gate the 16 horses ran through in the above ( Two Minute Video ) clip in 1967. Notice the same cactus to the left.



( GMHRAZ ) A View of the Alexander Magic Springs Valley Arizona
John Alexander is in the photo.
Click on the photo to see the Horse Trails and the 1895 ranch house.

 " IF YOU CAN FIND A FENCE, YOU ARE NOT IN HORSE COUNTRY "








( GMHRAZ ) A Gunsight Mountain Horse Ranch Arizona (c) Photo

The Famous Arizona " Six Legged Horse " ?



( GMHRAZ ) A Gunsight Mountain Horse Ranch Arizona (c) Photo ( Feb 2012 )

Waiting in line for a drink at the El Dorado Tank.

Zenyatta wins the Breeders' Cup. From Last Place to First Place. This horse has never lost a race. This shows you never give up : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ud_XPH6Eix4



( GMHRAZ ) A Gunsight Mountain Horse Ranch Arizona (c) Photo
The Magic Springs Tank. Click on photo to view the clouds.

Watch This short Message from Madeleine Pickens : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CbURi_yzSnM

Slydini : Classic Magic Slydini Magic Make sure you watch it 3 times. ( All 6 Minutes ) : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i30qx9eI1r0



( GMHRAZ ) A Gunsight Mountain Horse Ranch Arizona (c) Photo ( Feb 2012 )

The Horse Trainer having a talk with a range horse.

The Cowgirls down the road : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DEnxeSDhBpk

Song Of The Month : Clean out your Garage, plug in the Amplifiers, tell the Neighbors it may get a little noisy and they should not call the police. Video : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z1XMtSHBLwQ

Barry White : Hollywood and Vine 1974 : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-McQLoBX_IA&NR=1

He is installing a huge Wind Farm on the
Island :http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nagDhwBWPEM&feature=related



( GMHRAZ ) A Gunsight Mountain Horse Ranch Arizona (c) Photo

The Head Wrangler and his favorite horse.



( GMHRAZ ) A Gunsight Mountain Horse Ranch Arizona (c) Photo

Three Visitors.


( GMHRAZ )
The W S Ranch Herefords.

Click on photo to see the corn.




( GMHRAZ ) A Gunsight Mountain Horse Ranch Arizona (c) Photo

Crossing The Creek

.......................... CLOSE THE GATE ! .............



Saturday, August 30, 2008




 John E. Alexander and Esther at one of the Gunsight Ranch
Casitas being worked on.

February . 1990 .

 

( GMHRAZ ) A Gunsight Mountain Horse Ranch Arizona (c) Photo
Click on the photo to see the valley.
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(GMHRAZ) A Gunsight Mountain Horse Ranch Arizona (c) Photo

Rancho De La Osa is located below the far peak.
Click on the photo to view large.
Then click the second photo again to make it larger.
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This is a list of Birds
that have been seen
South of the Gunsight Ranch at the famous
Rancho De La Osa Guest Ranch :
http://www.ranchodelaosa.com/activities-birdwatching.html
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( GMHRAZ ) A Gunsight Mountain Horse Ranch Arizona (c) Historical Photo

Doctor " I. Killum " Arizona 1947
John E. Alexander also was a juggler in the 1930's.
A short Trixie juggling video :
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LF23waJYwL8


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