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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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Skeeter
Kenneth Becker ...
Wayne (as Ken Becker)
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Daisy Bricker
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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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The Italian title of the movie, "Amami Teneramente", literally translates as "Love Me Tender", which is of course the title of Elvis' first movie (known in Italy as "Fratelli Rivali" i.e. "Rival Brothers"). See more »

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Wayne: [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.
Jimmy Tompkins: Now tell me what it is you do for a living.
Wayne: I work with my old man in auto accessories, why?
Jimmy Tompkins: 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?
Wayne: Why sure, sideburns! What color you want?
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Featured in This Is Elvis (1981) See more »

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Loving You
Written by Jerry Leiber & Mike Stoller
Performed by Elvis Presley
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Elvis' Second Film and My Personal Favorite
8 February 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

LOVING YOU was Elvis Presley's second film that displayed him at the zenith of his hip-swiveling,nostril-flaring appeal in addition to introducing some of his best songs( including "Teddy Bear"). Elvis plays Deke Rivers, a young delivery boy who is discovered by a publicist (Lizabeth Scott)who decides to make Deke a star. The paper-thin plot is basically a showcase for Elvis to show what all the fuss was about...Elvis really hadn't learned anything about acting at this point, but no one really cared. Scott adds a touch of class to the proceedings as Glenda the publicist and Wendell Corey has one of his better roles as Glenda's beau, who resents the attention Glenda is showering on Deke. Pretty Dolores Hart also has one of her earliest roles as a back up singer in Deke's band who he falls for, much to Glenda's outrage. A must for Elvis fans and fans of classic cinema who can revel in the presence of Lizabeth Scott and Wendell Corey, who make the most of the sparse material they are provided.


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