This Is Elvis (1981)

PG  |   |  Biography, Music


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The life and career of Elvis Presley are chronicled in home movies, concert footage, and dramatizations. Subjects include early performances, army service, Ed Sullivan Show appearance, marriage, 1968 comeback, health decline and death.



  • Elvis Presley and Vernon Presley in This Is Elvis (1981)
  • Elvis Presley in This Is Elvis (1981)
  • Elvis Presley in This Is Elvis (1981)
  • Elvis Presley in This Is Elvis (1981)
  • Elvis Presley in This Is Elvis (1981)

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Trivia

Joe Esposito, a friend of Elvis Presley, was cast to play himself.


Quotes

Pauline Nicholson: Mr. P, can I get you some sandwiches?
Elvis at 42: That'd be fine, Pauline.


Goofs

In a scene, shown here, from Loving You, when Deke Rivers (Elvis) fights with a heckler in front of a juke box, we hear Elvis singing "Mean Woman Blues, written by Roy Orbison and later singing "Trouble", in the background. "Trouble" was first performed by Elvis in King Creole, one year later. In the actual film "Loving You", the juke box was playing only "Mean Woman Blues".


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Certain sequences in this film were recreated.

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Plot Summary


Genres

Biography | Music

Details

Release Date:

10 April 1981

Language

English


Country of Origin

USA

Box Office

Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$429,146 (USA) (12 April 1981)

Gross:

$2,028,612 (USA)

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