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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
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[Wayne has goaded Deke into singing at the Buckhorn Tavern... Deke sings to keep peace, he turns to Wayne after he's finished]
Well, you ain't bad, sideburns.
Now tell me what it is you do for a living.
I work with my old man in auto accessories, why?
Well, I usually get paid for singin' as a rule. And I figure you oughta do whatever it is you do for me. So how 'bout steppin' outside and puttin' a new set of seatcovers on my car, huh?
Why sure, sideburns! What color you want?
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Music wise you cant ask for better, and Elvis: acting is getting better, the dialogue is a bit corny in places but hey! this is 1957, what do ya expect, Lizabeth Scot , Wendel Corey especially Wendel Corey, this is Elvis; film but Corey steels the movie with his constant wise cracks and one liners, such as (Hey dog, you wanna go to longhorn with me?) and at the end (Lady maam, just call me Tex) I go into fits of laughter every time he says it, Wendel Corey was in The Rainmaker a year earlier, he was good, incidentally Elvis screen tested for that movie too, course he lost out but hey ya cant win em all! incidentally, guys i hope this isn't a spoiler more like a goof that was cleared up before the movie came out, in the Teddybear sequence its been said that it took 28 takes for Elvis to get it right!sign slapstck2000
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