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Loving You (1957)

Approved | | Drama, Musical | 9 July 1957 (USA)
Deke Rivers is a delivery man who is discovered by publicist Glenda Markle and country-western musician Tex Warner who want to promote the talented newcomer to fame and fortune, giving him ... See full summary »

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Glenda Markle
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Walter 'Tex' Warner
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Carl Meade
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Jim Tallman
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Kenneth Becker ...
Wayne (as Ken Becker)
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Susan Jessup
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Deke Rivers is a delivery man who is discovered by publicist Glenda Markle and country-western musician Tex Warner who want to promote the talented newcomer to fame and fortune, giving him every break he deserves. Romantic complications arise as Susan, another singer in the group, offers him devoted admiration as Glenda leads him on with promises of a golden future. Written by Anonymous

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You'll Love Loving You

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9 July 1957 (USA)  »

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Running Wild  »

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(Westrex Sound Recording)

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Trivia

A line of dialogue inspired the name of The Monkees, when Deke (Elvis Presley)says to his controlling managers in a moment of rebellion, "That's what you're selling, isn't it? A monkey in a zoo." See more »

Quotes

Jimmy Tompkins: [singing] If-a you don't call me, baby, then I'm never coming home.
Rowdy girl at concert: What's your number, honey, I'll call ya.
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Featured in Elvis at the Movies (2002) See more »

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Hot Dog
Written by Jerry Leiber & Mike Stoller
Performed by Elvis Presley
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One of the best portrayals of the sounds and scenes of 1957.
12 December 2004 | by (missouri) – See all my reviews

First,I am a fan of early Elvis material(1955-59). I believe this movie more than any other shows Elvis at his best. I know that it is dated but that is what I like about it. I believe he could have become a very good actor if proper movie projects had been chosen. Loving You is a time capsule that we will never see again. All give good performances in this picture. Two of my favorites of the 1950's are in this picture. Dolores Hart is great in her good girl role. Also, bad girl Jana Lund is great in her small part. She has been overlooked for her great portrayals of 1950's JD bad girls. I believe Loving You more that any film of its era has the 1950's look and sound right on!! I should know, I was there. 8 of 10 stars.


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