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Writer:
Sally Benson (written by)
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Release Date:
20 May 1964 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
Elvis is at the wheel but Ann-Margret drives him wild! See more »
Plot:
Race car driver Lucky Jackson goes to Las Vegas to earn money to pay for a new engine for his motor car. Working as a waiter, he still finds the time to court young Rusty Martin. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Awards:
3 wins See more »
NewsDesk:
(58 articles)
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User Reviews:
The lady loves me... but she doesn't know it yet. See more (81 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Elvis Presley ... Lucky Jackson

Ann-Margret ... Rusty Martin

Cesare Danova ... Count Elmo Mancini

William Demarest ... Mr. Martin
Nicky Blair ... Shorty Fansworth
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Robert Aiken ... Driver (uncredited)

Don Anderson ... Wedding Guest (uncredited)
Larry Barton ... Son of the Lone Star State (uncredited)

Toni Basil ... Dancer in Red Dress (What'd I Say) (uncredited)
John Burnside ... Son of the Lone Star State (uncredited)
Carl Carlsson ... Juggler (uncredited)
Ruth Carlsson ... Juggler (uncredited)

Regina Carrol ... Showgirl (uncredited)

Steve Carruthers ... Maitre 'd (uncredited)

Jack Carter ... Casino Performer (uncredited)
Taggart Casey ... Guard (uncredited)

George Cisar ... Manager of Swingers (uncredited)
Howard Curtis ... Starter (uncredited)

George DeNormand ... Bartender (uncredited)

Roy Engel ... Mr Baker (uncredited)
Harry Fleer ... Son of the Lone Star State (uncredited)
Alan Fordney ... Race Announcer (uncredited)

Teri Garr ... Showgirl (uncredited)
Barnaby Hale ... Mechanic (uncredited)
Claude Hall ... Son of the Lone Star State (uncredited)
Alean 'Bambi' Hamilton ... Showgirl (uncredited)

John Hart ... Casino Patron (uncredited)
Connie Hermida ... Waitress #1 (uncredited)

George Hoagland ... Resort Guest (uncredited)

Jimmie Horan ... Race Official (uncredited)
Dallas Johann ... Dancer (uncredited)
The Jubilee Four ... Musicians (uncredited)
Pete Kellett ... Casino Patron (uncredited)

Larry Kent ... Race Official (uncredited)
Ingeborg Kjeldsen ... Showgirl (uncredited)
George Klein ... Casino Patron (uncredited)
Joseph La Cava ... Waiter (uncredited)
Lance LeGault ... Son of the Lone Star State (uncredited)
Brad Logan ... Guard (uncredited)

Kent McCord ... Casino Patron (uncredited)
William Meader ... Casino Patron (uncredited)
Rickey Murray ... Delivery Boy (uncredited)
Robert Nash ... Big Gus Olson (uncredited)
Murray Pollack ... Cowboy (uncredited)
Paul Power ... Resort Guest (uncredited)
Beverly Powers ... Showgirl (uncredited)

Eddie Quillan ... Master of Ceremonies (uncredited)
Mike Ragan ... Casino Patron (uncredited)
Fred Rapport ... Casino Patron (uncredited)
Francis Ravel ... Francois (uncredited)

Leoda Richards ... Show Spectator (uncredited)
Christopher Riordan ... Dancer (uncredited)
Clark Ross ... Cowboy (uncredited)
'Reb' Sawitz ... Casino Patron (uncredited)
Bernard Sell ... Cowboy (uncredited)

Bert Stevens ... Resort Guest (uncredited)
Kay Sutton ... Showgirl (uncredited)
Kay Tapscott ... Dancer (uncredited)
Ivan Triesault ... Head Captain (uncredited)

Red West ... Son of Lone Star State (uncredited)

Robert Williams ... Swanson (uncredited)

Directed by
George Sidney 
 
Writing credits
Sally Benson (written by)

Produced by
Jack Cummings .... producer (as A Jack Cummings-George Sidney Production)
George Sidney .... producer (as A Jack Cummings-George Sidney Production)
 
Original Music by
George Stoll 
Robert Van Eps (uncredited)
 
Cinematography by
Joseph F. Biroc (director of photography) (as Joseph Biroc)
 
Film Editing by
John McSweeney Jr.  (as John McSweeney)
 
Art Direction by
Edward C. Carfagno  (as Edward Carfagno)
George W. Davis 
 
Set Decoration by
Henry Grace 
George R. Nelson 
 
Costume Design by
Donfeld (costumes designed by) (as Don Feld)
 
Makeup Department
Sydney Guilaroff .... hair styles
William Tuttle .... makeup supervisor
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Milton Feldman .... assistant director
Otto Lang .... second unit director (uncredited)
Lou Watt .... second assistant director (uncredited)
Wallace Worsley Jr. .... assistant director: second unit (uncredited)
 
Art Department
Frank Wesselhoff .... painter (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Franklin Milton .... recording supervisor
 
Stunts
Max Balchowsky .... stunts (uncredited)
Paul Baxley .... stunts (uncredited)
Lightning Bear .... stunts (uncredited)
Robert Jon Carlson .... stunt driver (uncredited)
Lee Faulkner .... stunts (uncredited)
Carey Loftin .... stunts (uncredited)
Harvey Parry .... stunts (uncredited)
Don Pike .... stunt driver (uncredited)
Ross Sherman .... stunts (uncredited)
Dale Van Sickel .... stunts (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Robert Van Eps .... orchestrator (uncredited)
 
Transportation Department
Frank Khoury .... driver (uncredited)
 
Other crew
David Winters .... choreographer
 
Crew verified as complete


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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Love in Las Vegas" - International (English title), UK
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Runtime:
85 min
Country:
Language:
Color:
Color (Metrocolor)
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Did You Know?

Trivia:
Elvis's good friend, Red West, can be seen several times as different, uncredited characters.See more »
Goofs:
Revealing mistakes: When the race starts, the black #49 car is tapped by the rear of the red #22 car as all cars pull out of their starting positions. The driver of #49 is wearing a red top. When #49 crashes through the barrier and off the road the driver is wearing a white top.See more »
Quotes:
Count Elmo Mancini:[On seeing Elvis dressed as a waiter] What's this, some kind of American joke?See more »
Movie Connections:
Soundtrack:
The Lady Loves MeSee more »

FAQ

Is is true Ann-Margret upstaged the King?
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7 out of 8 people found the following review useful.
The lady loves me... but she doesn't know it yet., 5 August 1999
Author: pooch-8 from Fargo, North Dakota

Arguably the best of the standard Elvis Presley travelogue confections that comprised the majority of the films in his screen career, Viva Las Vegas succeeds largely due to the chemistry shared between E and sexy inferno Ann-Margret. Sporting the impossibly comic-book perfect names Lucky Jackson and Rusty Martin, the two stars forge a romance against the backdrop of the Vegas Grand Prix, which Elvis, naturally intends on winning. Typical Elvis movie values like achievement through hard work (E must slave away as a lowly hotel employee in order to raise enough cash to fix his racer) and plucky perseverance don't detract from the colorful widescreen photography and a number of fun songs, like "The Lady Loves Me," "C'mon Everybody," "I Need Somebody to Lean On," and the memorable title tune.

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