Siegfried and Roy

Siegfried and Roy

n. [in poker] a pair of queens. (Refers to the three-decade-long Las Vegas show performed by Siegfried Fischbacher and Roy Horn who raised tigers and lions in their home until Roy was bitten by a tiger onstage. See queen.) He’s holding a Siegfried and Roy.
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In a better world, where showmanship was valued more highly than pragmatism, Southampton could line up with a unicyclist in goal, a quartet of dancing girls in defence, a couple of stand-up comedians, a fireeater and a juggler in midfield and legendary Las Vegas magicians Siegfried and Roy up front.
Roy Horn, of Siegfried and Roy, was critically injured when the animal lunged at his neck while performing at a Las Vegas casino.
Las Vegas illusionists Siegfried Fischbacher and Roy Horn, better known as Siegfried and Roy, heralded the Oktoberfest season last September at the Hofbrauhaus Las Vegas, where they tapped the first keg of Hofbrau Oktoberfestbier.
First, Wimbledon wannabe and Las Vegas player Wayne Mason, next the tennis legend Pancho Gonzalez, then Tony Christie the crooner, followed by Roger De Courcey with Nookie the X-rated bear and then my personal idols Siegfried and Roy.
Surrounding them are a colorful assortment of animal neighbors in the ersatz zoo Siegfried and Roy maintain behind the Mirage, from Larry's gopher friend Snack (Orlando Jones) to an Indian elephant (with appropriate accent) apparently sharing a same-sex crib with a turkey.
The mauling of magician Roy Horn, of Siegfried and Roy, at the Mirage hotel in Las Vegas could cost its operator, MGM Mirage, annual earnings of five to 10 cents a share, a Deutsche Bank analyst said on Monday.
In 1995, Feld Entertainment, Ringling's corporate parent (which also owns the Disney on Ice and Siegfried and Roy shows), established the Center for Elephant Conservation (CEC), a $5 million, 200-acre Asian elephant breeding and research facility in Polk City, Florida.
Together since 1957, German-born Siegfried and Roy entertain a million a year at the Mirage with their white tigers and lions and have a lifetime contract with the hotel.
The limited-edition prints incorporate photographs taken by magicians Siegfried and Roy that are transferred to canvas digitally and then enhanced by artist Juergen Aldag The final result is signed by all three contributors.
On a vacation to Las Vegas in 2000, the indictment charges, Harding used $6,200 in agency funds to pay for hotel rooms and entertainment like Siegfried and Roy, Cirque de Soleil and a helicopter tour of the Grand Canyon.
LAS VEGAS: The 49 rare white tigers being raised by illusionists Siegfried and Roy in Las Vegas, US, are making their television debut in a bid to raise public consciousness of the plight of the endangered animals.
That seems to be the case with Roy Horn of Siegfried and Roy fame, who was badly mauled by a white tiger two years ago, and unable to walk due to a brain injury, who had "successfully completed" a treatment in a special stem cell clinic in Germany, and yet will have to go back in two-three months to continue the treatment.
The producers brought it to us with the thought that it might be an idea for Siegfried and Roy, you know another kind of "magic," while Roy recovers.
ROY Horn, the latter half of magic act Siegfried And Roy, is making progress after being attacked by one of the tigers used in their Vegas show a year ago.
Which brings us to NBC's upcoming animated comedy ``Father of the Pride'': Siegfried and Roy.