Love Me Tender (1956)
based on the same true story
Theme song performed by George Gobel.
The title of the movie and the names of its principal stars (Richard Egan and Debra Paget) are shown on the marquee of a movie theater on the left side of the screen as start credits roll on the background of a city street.
Elvis Presley Fan Club (San Diego chapter) president, Roberta Rene, said the club presented Elvis with a gold loving cup on his birthday in 1957 for his first film.
"My first movie, ladies and gentlemen, was called Love Me Tender"
Still photo of theater marquee in transitional montage
Hywel plays the title song and tries to look like Elvis
Bob sings Love Me Tender while washing his van.
The episode title is based on the title of this film
Elvis was preparing to make his first picture, Love Me Tender, while dating June.
Elvis acts in this movie
Footage from the premiere
It is mentioned when John and Julia are in a movie theater.
"This movie is like Love Me Tender if it were set at the worst Elvis convention ever."
A poster for this movie is shown in the package of highlights of Brian Mannix and Melanie Hooper's week of rehearsals.
Musical scene with Presley
Elvis' first role
Pictures from the movie
One of the subjects of the film
Elvis advertises movie in film
Photos of Elvis making the film
A clip of Elvis Presley performing the title song from this movie is shown when the song is the subject of a segment.
Elvis advertises his first movie on the show.
Clips of this film are shown during the interview with Richard Walter about the film career of Elvis Presley.
Clip shown during "don't piss me off" montage
Parodied within "Salute to 20th Century-Fox" sketch.