Elvis second movie is highlighted by his performance. In 1956, producer hal wallis bought the film rights to a story written by margaret agnes thompson. Early elvis that, probably due to distribution problems, is his most obscure. Not only was this musical drama designed to showcase elvis best talents, but the storyline was rather ingeniously based on his own life. While most elvis films except for his worse usually have at least one quality performer, barbara stanwyck in roustabout, gig young in kid galahad, angela lansbury in blue hawaii etc.
If im seen with someone new, dont be blue, dont be blue. Loving you cinemasterpieces 1957 elvis presley original. However, it was titled loving you to match the title song. I spent some time with him before he came out to do loving you. Directed by hal kanter, the cast includes lizabeth scott, wendell corey, and dolores hart in her movie debut the storyline, about a delivery man who is discovered by a music. Deke rivers is a delivery man who is discovered by publicist glenda markle and countrywestern musician tex warner who want to promote the talented newcomer to fame and fortune, giving him every break he deserves. Loving you original soundtrack elvis presley soundtrack. Loving you is a 1957 american technicolor musical drama structured as elvis presleys first. This is what all you elvis presley fans have been waiting for this is a genuine 27x41 u. Elvis second movie and his first in color was the 1957 paramount film loving you. Loving you was the second motion picture elvis presley starred in. With elvis presley, lizabeth scott, wendell corey, james gleason. Now newly remastered for optimum sound and picture quality, loving you stars a young elvis.
In the movie, presley plays deke rivers, a delivery man. A decent if unexceptional film that contains one of his more popular songs teddy bear as well as the title tune. I have decided that watching every elvis movie is a good idea. Although elvis had a supporting role in the movie love me tender, this was his first time being cast in a lead movie role. Elvis presley movies a list of 31 titles created 17 feb 2014 elvis and the ladies in movies a list of 25 images created 8 months ago elvis presley movies a list of 28 titles. Loving you film elvis wiki fandom powered by wikia. Of course, loving you was filmed in color and so is much. Mean woman blues from the elvis movie loving you 1957.
If you think of loving you as simply an elvis presley album rather than a. It tells a simple tale of a country bumpkin looking for a place in the world and incidentally having a great voice and star power to burn. Loving you is one of elvis presleys liveliest and most interesting early films, and has a fair degree of honesty and verisimilitude as such jukebox movies go. Loving you 1957 the stills elvis echoes of the past. I have given away my old copy of loving you and replaced it with this delightful dvd. The weakness of a couple of the movie tunes and the fact that the new songs were leftovers from the sessions used to produce elvis first gospel ep and latest single add up to his weakest album offering, although any album with got a lot o living to do is alright. Ftd cd soundtrack release of elvis presleys movie loving you. Loving you 1957 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more.
Loving you was one of the 10 elvis movies made before i became a presley fan in 1962. Loving you 1957 dvd region 1 playable in north america the us, canada, mexico, etc. Loving you elvis presley official web site elvis the music. Loving you was one of the 10 elvis movies made before i became a presley. From this dvd, martin sheen talks about how much elvis meant to him, why elvis was king and shows he is a well informed elvis fan, and musicfilm lover. Loving you full movie hd quality elvis presley movies.
A musician and a publicist help a delivery man achieve stardom. I havent checked ebay, but surely it can be found for much less on. Elvis presley movies next elvis photo pages loving you. He is the most handsome man and the greatest singer in the world. If you think of loving you as simply an elvis presley album rather than a somewhat misleadingly packaged soundtrack, it was actually one of his more coherent and cohesive longplayers, assembled from sessions all conducted in the first two months of 1957. Elvis presley loving you 1957 full movie nl subs youtube. Elviss second movie and his first in color was the 1957 paramount film loving you. Loving you recorded by elvis presley written by jerry leiber and mike stoller 68 intro g verse c c adim g7 i will spend my whole life through g7 daug loving you just loving you g7. I ordered this movie for my husband who has almost all of elvis presleys movies, but didnt have this one which was his favorite. This semiautobiographical tale which boasts some of his most outstanding performances including teddy bear and loving you chronicles the kings meteoric rise to superstardom. Loving you was elvis presleys second major motion picture and his first starring role. When this film premiered in 1957, moviegoers could barely hear the dialogue due to the screaming and swooning of elvis frenzied fans. Lonesome cowboy, something for the girls, and running wild.
The only copy of the movie i could find was on youtube with an added bonus of spanish subtitles. Ok, so its not considered a major movie but loving you was the first movie to star elvis presley that was filmed in gorgeous technicolour and wonderful vistavision. Elvis presleys second film, based on his own rise to stardom, casts the king as deke rivers, a southern boy who becomes an overnight sensation thanks to his vast musical gifts. In the film, elvis stars as deke rivers, a young delivery man and singer who is discovered by a musician, tex wendell corey and a publicist, glenda lizabeth scott. Accompanied by guitarist scotty moore and the jordanaires, he sounds thoroughly jazzed up in mean woman blues, hot dog, lets have a party. This film captures the excitement of the early years of the king and is filled with classic presley tunes such as loving you, teddy bear, and got a lot of living to do. It was developed by wallis and writerdirector hal kanter specifically for the young star. It wasnt until several years later that i finally got a chance to see the movie on tv. This was elviss second film, his first starring role, and featured a strong supporting cast, including wendell corey, james gleason, and lizbeth scott her last screen role. It is his first in techincolor and with top billing. Now newly remastered for optimum sound and picture quality, loving you stars a young elvis presley in his second feature. Elvis presleys second film, based on his own rise to stardom, casts the king as deke rivers, a southern boy who becomes an overnight sensation thanks to his. Elvis aaron presley january 8, 1935 august 16, 1977 was an american singer and actor. Song information for loving you elvis presley on allmusic.
This was the last movie i was missing in my dvd collection of elvis. Elvis presley felt more comfortable in the role of deke rivers in loving you than he had as clint reno since the role was based on his reallife career experiences. This semiautobiographical tale which boasts some of his most outstanding performances including teddy bear and loving you. Elvis first starring movie lets him rock out on some of the finest songs of his early career. Early hot rod driven by elvis presley in 1957 film to be. A young truckdriver deke rivers elvis presley is discovered as a singer by a pressagent, glenda markle lizabeth scott during an electioncampaign. Loving you is a 1957 american technicolor musical drama structured as elvis presleys first starring film vehicle, following his debut the previous year in a supporting role in the blackandwhite film love me tender. Loving you original soundtrack by elvis presley on. Leonard maltins movie guide rated loving you with 2. Elvis presley, lizabeth scott, wendell corey, dolores hart, james gleason, scotty moore, bill black. A smalltown boy with bigtime talent, holding down a.1090 552 1285 1448 1604 922 275 77 451 1288 1539 1400 825 505 1243 1203 913 1085 1466 287 805 1250 1503 439 867 122 1322 7 684 1220 394 1294 286 1205 505 424