Year: 1958 Age: 23 Movie: 4th Beautiful opening scene with the wet streets of New Orleans and songs about gumbo, which apparently is good enough to be in songs. Must find out what gumbo is...did find out what gumbo is and it looks pretty good. click on the above link for a recipe. Edith Head… Continue reading ELVIS MONTH Day 4 King Creole (1958)
Year: 1958 Age: 23 Movie: 3rd Ah Vince Everett in trouble over a girl, who would have seen that coming. And those juke boxes are great for catching Elvis fight victims. So off to jail for you young man. Which is really good for us, cause we get a few good songs and Vince gets… Continue reading ELVIS MONTH Day 3 Jailhouse Rock (1958)
Year: 1957 Age: 22 Movie: 2nd Elvis gets his first on screen kiss. Second movie and the first one in colour. Beautiful, wonderous, 1957 colour. Just brings out the costumes, those Edith Head costumes. It doesn't take long to meet young Deke Rivers (Jimmy Thompkins) (Elvis) at the 5 min 30 mark he comes rockin… Continue reading ELVIS MONTH Day 2 Loving You (1957)
Year: 1956 Age: 21 Movie: 1st Love Me Tender is the only Elvis movie where he was not top billing. So this is Elvis' first movie. I just happen to love love love westerns, and love black and white movies too. 1956 was such a long time ago. 15 years before I was born, (having… Continue reading ELVIS MONTH Day 1 Love Me Tender (1956)
Charro! Bearded Elvis... Charro! is a 1969 Western movie starring, wait for it...Elvis Presley, surprised weren't you?! Ok, so no songs featured in this one, you just get the title song, but it's a good one. A great 60's/early 70's cowboy ballad...I may or may not be biased in this opinion...And it's the only movie… Continue reading Bearded Elvis.