J.R. has wangled his way back onto Southfork Ranch, and he's hard at it trying to make a buck. J.R. Duncan, that is. Not Ewing.
Duncan owned Southfork when the spread 15 miles northeast of Dallas was "discovered" by Hollywood producers in the late 1970s and thrust into international limelight as the home for the Ewing clan in the mega-hit television series "Dallas."He sold the ranch because of the droves of tourists attracted to it amid the popularity of the series. But the show went off the air last year, and Duncan re-acquired his property and opened a retail and entertainment center.
"We are really pleased with the results from our initial start-up phase," Duncan said of his new tourist trap. Some 140,000 people visited the attraction during its first four months of operation.