R | | Drama, Music
A drama set in the American South, where a precocious, troubled girl finds a safe haven in the music and movement of Elvis Presley.
Deborah Kampmeier wrote the script in 1996.
I heard you talkin' to someone. Who you talkin' to?
Grammie: It better not have been one of those boys wantin' to do evil things with you.
Lewellen: No, mam.
Grammie: Plenty of time for you to grow up and do all kinds of evil, but I just want you to be good while you ...
Elvis Presley's appearance singing "Houndog" on the Milton Berle Show took place on June 5, 1956. Several of the vehicles used in the movie were newer than this. The pink Desoto (or Dodge) was probably a 1956, but it's not likely that a rural Alabama woman would be driving a new car. The tow truck used to tow the Desoto was a 1957 at the oldest, and it was quite beat up. The red Pontiac at the Elvis concert was a 1959.
$13,744 (USA) (21 September 2008)
$128,092 (USA) (7 December 2008)
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