Michael Landon visits with the Tucson Rodeo Queen (circa 1970s). Landon and the cast of Little House on the Prairie often filmed at Old Tucson where the movie location's "Kansas Street" was presented as the town of Mankato, Minnesota in the popular 1974-1983 TV show. Landon was a regular at Tucson events, including a charity tennis tournament he hosted.
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