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Frankie and Johnny
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Writers:
Alex Gottlieb (screenplay)
Nat Perrin (story)
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Release Date:
31 March 1966 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
It's Elvis as Johnny and oh, Lordy, how he can love! See more »
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Awards:
1 nomination See more »
NewsDesk:
(7 articles)
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 (From The Guardian - TV News. 8 November 2013, 9:10 AM, PST)

M*A*S*H Star Morgan Dead At 96
 (From WENN. 7 December 2011, 2:01 PM, PST)

Harry Morgan: 1915-2011
 (From IMDb News. 7 December 2011, 10:11 AM, PST)

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"That fortune teller has a hot cup of tea leaves!" ... "I'm a coffee drinker myself." See more (15 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Elvis Presley ... Johnny

Donna Douglas ... Frankie

Harry Morgan ... Cully
Sue Ane Langdon ... Mitzi

Nancy Kovack ... Nellie Bly
Audrey Christie ... Peg

Robert Strauss ... Blackie
Anthony Eisley ... Braden

Joyce Jameson ... Abigail
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
William 'Billy' Benedict ... Bum Sleeping on Bench (uncredited)
Judy Chapman ... Earl Barton Dancer (uncredited)

Henry Corden ... Gypsy (uncredited)
Jerome Cowan ... Joe Wilbur (uncredited)
George Klein ... Bit Part (uncredited)
Jack Littlefield ... Croupier (uncredited)
Dee Jay Mattis ... Earl Barton Dancer (uncredited)
James Millhollin ... Proprietor of Costume Shop (uncredited)
Cliff Norton ... Eddie (uncredited)
Eddie Quillan ... Cashier (uncredited)
Richard Reeves ... Man on Street (uncredited)

Naomi Stevens ... Princess Zolita (uncredited)
Wilda Taylor ... Earl Barton Dancer (uncredited)
Larri Thomas ... Earl Barton Dancer (uncredited)
Howard Wendell ... Man at Table (uncredited)
Robert Williams ... Blackjack Dealer (uncredited)
Dave Willock ... Pete (uncredited)
Dick Winslow ... Orchestra Leader (uncredited)

Directed by
Frederick De Cordova  (as Frederick de Cordova)
 
Writing credits
Alex Gottlieb (screenplay)

Nat Perrin (story)

Produced by
Alex Gottlieb .... associate producer
Edward Small .... producer (uncredited)
 
Original Music by
Fred Karger 
 
Cinematography by
Jacques R. Marquette (director of photography) (as Jacques Marquette)
 
Film Editing by
Grant Whytock (uncredited)
 
Art Direction by
Walter M. Simonds 
 
Set Decoration by
Morris Hoffman 
 
Costume Design by
Gwen Wakeling 
 
Makeup Department
Dan Greenway .... makeup artist
Joan St. Oegger .... hair stylist (as Joanne St. Oegger)
Larry Geller .... hair designer: Elvis Presley (uncredited)
 
Production Management
Harold E. Knox .... production supervisor
Joseph Small .... executive in charge of production (uncredited)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Herbert S. Greene .... assistant director
 
Art Department
Max Frankel .... property master
 
Sound Department
Alfred R. Bird .... sound effects editor (as Al Bird)
Al Overton .... sound (as Alfred J. Overton)
Clem Portman .... re-recordist
Frank Webster .... sound recordist (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Charles E. Dolan .... special effects crew (uncredited)
 
Casting Department
Harvey Clermont .... casting
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Wesley Jeffries .... wardrobe coordinator (as Wes Jefferies)
 
Editorial Department
Grant Whytock .... supervising film editor
 
Music Department
Earl Barton .... stager: musical numbers
Edna Bullock .... music editor
The Jordanaires .... vocal backgrounds
Fred Karger .... conductor
 
Other crew
Edward Small .... presenter
 
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Runtime:
87 min
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Color:
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.66 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Westrex Recording System)
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
Elvis Presley started working on the film on 11 April 1965.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: When Blackie put the live round in the stage gun, it was a Colt single action. After Frankie shot Johnny , the pistol was now a Colt double action revolver that wasn't even introduced till years after the movie was supposed to be set .See more »
Quotes:
Cully:I lost it, Peg. All of it, honest.
Johnny:Yeah, he loaned me the last $5.
Peg:Now you stay out of this. Just to convince me, you take off your shoes.
Cully:My shoes?
Peg:[shouts] Off!
Johnny:Love and trust. That's what makes a marriage great.
Peg:Yeah!
Cully:See? I could never lie to you.
Peg:Ha! Ha! Ha!
[Peg finds a $10 bill in Cully's shoe]
[...]
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Movie Connections:
Featured in Elvis in the Movies (1990)See more »
Soundtrack:
Look Out BroadwaySee more »

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1 out of 5 people found the following review useful.
"That fortune teller has a hot cup of tea leaves!" ... "I'm a coffee drinker myself.", 30 December 2009
Author: moonspinner55 from las vegas, nv

Listless, abysmal Elvis Presley outing, loosely based on a 19th century French folk song, concerns a riverboat entertainer (and luckless gambling addict) in New Orleans told by a gypsy soothsayer that his luck will change once he dumps his blonde steady for a redhead. Filmed on the cheap, with Presley faking his way through. Two good EP songs, "Please Don't Stop Loving Me" and "Shout It Out", though the latter number is stolen from the star by a woozy ho-daddy guitarist in the bottom left of the screen. Donna Douglas, Nancy Kovack, and Sue Ane Langdon are a fun femme trio, but Harry Morgan is a colorless sidekick and Elvis just looks beat. *1/2 from ****

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