Elvis Presley ‘Kid Galahad’ movie locations in Idyllwild, California

In November 1961, Elvis Presley went on location for three weeks in Idyllwild, California to film Kid Galahad. Many filming locations are still recognizable from the movie including the Lodge where the bulk of the filming took place and the surrounding area.

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Review: “The King” movie uses cliché stereotypes of Elvis Presley to make a political statement

 

In one of the first scenes in the indie documentary The King, a voice asks “What is wrong with America?” while showing a closeup of Elvis Presley in the 1970s, who is sitting in the back of a limo being whisked away from his concert.

 

This implication sets the tone for the film. The King tries to use Elvis as a metaphor for all that is wrong with America today, and the decades leading up to this point. However, no matter what your political views are, there is a gross disservice being done to history in regards to Elvis Presley.

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Elvis Presley 50th Anniversary Comeback Special in theaters this August

Elvis Presley’s legendary “’68 Comeback Special,” directed and produced by Steve Binder, will hit the big screen this summer in celebration of its 50th anniversary. The two-day movie event will take place across the globe on August 16, with an encore screening on August 20.

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Review: Elvis Presley: The Searcher needed a little less conversation and a little more action

Elvis Presley: The Searcher, a 3.5 hour documentary which premiered on HBO on April 14, does a great service in giving Elvis credibility for his natural talent and ambition in becoming the biggest entertainer of the 20th century, but it doesn’t go far enough.

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Elvis Presley ‘Aloha from Hawaii’ statue from every angle

For the past several years, TV Land has honored several icons of television by placing bronze statues in various locations around the U.S. In addition to statues recognizing Mary Tyler Moore and The Fonz is one for Elvis Presley recognizing his “Aloha from Hawaii” TV special, the first satellite TV concert which was broadcast on January 14, 1973.

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Soundtrack for ‘Elvis Presley: The Searcher’ documentary

Elvis Presley Searcher Soundtrack

The soundtrack to Elvis Presley: The Searcher, the upcoming HBO documentary, will be released on April 6.

Formats include a single CD or 2LP with 18 tracks, and a 3-CD deluxe edition box set which includes a 40-page book of photos and an expanded 55-track overview of Elvis’ career as heard in the film.

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Elvis Presley’s army induction immortalized at Chaffee Barbershop Museum

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Although Fort Smith, Arkansas is a 4.5-hour drive from Memphis, die-hard Elvis fans should add this town to their Elvis “must-see” list when visiting the South.  The Chaffee Barbershop Museum located in Fort Smith is the only location in the US where fans can commemorate the monumental event where Elvis Presley got inducted into the army.
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