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Director:
Writers:
Robert Buckner (screenplay)
Maurice Geraghty (story)
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Release Date:
15 November 1956 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
IT'S MR. ROCK N'ROLL...IN THE STORY HE WAS BORN TO PLAY! See more »
Plot:
Elvis plays Clint Reno, one of the Reno brothers who stayed home while his brother went to fight in the Civil War for the Confederate army... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)
Richard Egan ... Vance Reno

Debra Paget ... Cathy Reno

Elvis Presley ... Clint Reno
Robert Middleton ... Mr. Siringo

William Campbell ... Brett Reno

Neville Brand ... Mike Gavin

Mildred Dunnock ... Martha Reno

Bruce Bennett ... Maj. Kincaid

James Drury ... Ray Reno
Russ Conway ... Ed Galt

Ken Clark ... Mr. Kelso
Barry Coe ... Mr. Davis
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Robert Adler ... Train Engineer (uncredited)
Paul E. Burns ... Jethro (uncredited)
Heinie Conklin ... Train Passenger (uncredited)
Steve Darrell ... Train Conductor #2 (uncredited)
Joe Di Reda ... Confederate Soldier (uncredited)
Tom Greenway ... Union Captain / Paymaster (uncredited)
Frank Griffin ... Minor Role (uncredited)
Dorothy Hack ... Minor Role (uncredited)

L.Q. Jones ... Pardee Fleming (uncredited)
Jay Jostyn ... Maj. Harris (uncredited)
Frank Mills ... Train Passenger (uncredited)
Edward Mundy ... Auctioneer (uncredited)
Bob Rose ... Station Agent (uncredited)

Dick Sargent ... Confederate Soldier (uncredited)
Jerry Sheldon ... Train Conductor (uncredited)
James Stone ... Storekeeper (uncredited)

Directed by
Robert D. Webb 
 
Writing credits
Robert Buckner (screenplay)

Maurice Geraghty (story)

Produced by
David Weisbart .... producer
 
Original Music by
Lionel Newman 
 
Cinematography by
Leo Tover (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Hugh S. Fowler 
 
Art Direction by
Maurice Ransford 
Lyle R. Wheeler 
 
Set Decoration by
Fay Babcock 
Walter M. Scott 
 
Costume Design by
Mary Wills 
 
Makeup Department
Ben Nye .... makeup artist
Helen Turpin .... hair stylist
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Stanley Hough .... assistant director
 
Art Department
Don B. Greenwood .... property master (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Alfred Bruzlin .... sound
Harry M. Leonard .... sound
 
Visual Effects by
Ray Kellogg .... special photographic effects
 
Stunts
Martha Crawford .... stunt double: Debra Paget (uncredited)
John Epper .... stunts (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Frank J. Calabria .... additional photographer: New York (uncredited)
Owen Marsh .... assistant camera (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Charles Le Maire .... executive wardrobe designer (as Charles LeMaire)
Sam Benson .... wardrobe (uncredited)
 
Editorial Department
Gregory Creaser .... digital restoration colorist (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Ken Darby .... vocal supervisor
Edward B. Powell .... orchestrator
Carl Fortina .... musician: accordion soloist (uncredited)
Hugo Friedhofer .... composer: additional music (uncredited)
Hank Garland .... musician: guitar (uncredited)
Earle Hagen .... composer: additional music (uncredited)
Leigh Harline .... composer: additional music (uncredited)
Arthur Morton .... orchestrator (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Tom Parker .... technical advisor (as Colonel Tom Parker)
Ben Wright .... dialogue director (uncredited)
 
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Runtime:
89 min
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Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
4-Track Stereo (Westrex Recording System) (magnetic prints) | Mono (optical prints)

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Trivia:
Possibly the first American film to use a "Squib hit" on an actor (using an explosive under clothing with a blood pack to simulate a bullet hit).See more »
Goofs:
Anachronisms: A Confederate soldier zips up the pants that were taken off Northern soldiers, before zippers were invented.See more »
Quotes:
Cathy Reno:[Clint has just been shot after defending Vance... Cathy "Kit" Reno rushes to his side and takes him into her arms] Just lie still.
Clint Reno:[gasping for breath] Kit... where's Vance? I gotta talk to him.
Vance Reno:I'm here, Clint.
Clint Reno:[crying] Vance, I didn't mean it! I swear I didn't mean it...
Vance Reno:[softly] I know you didn't, Clint. You don't have to tell me. Everything's gonna be all right.
Clint Reno:[looks at Kit, then at Vance] Everything's gonna be all right
[last lines... gasps, then dies... Kit weeps]
Clint Reno:.
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1 out of 1 people found the following review useful.
love me tender, 6 October 2010
Author: slapstck2000 from United States

I've seen this movie many many many times, and it is so good. would love to see this one AND King Creole colorized, WOW you have to admit that would be so cool, it would be like watching a movie ABOUT Elvis Presley with Elvis playing himself! especially this one, that or like watching a home movie of him with color and sound, im sorry guys I've seen what they did with Jailhouse Rock and WOWWWWWWlol! I also agree that if Elvis hadnt been involved with this movie it would have just went down as a B picture, it wouldn't have done well at the box office at all, and speaking of box office its a shame with all the fandom surrounding this picture at the time(56) its a wonder Elvis didn't at LEAST get an Oscar nomination! Michael Smith

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