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Concert footage and backstage documentary of singer Elvis Presley.

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Rated PG for some language | See all certifications »

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11 November 1970 (USA)  »

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Trivia

The filming of the concerts were at Elvis Presley's third season in Las Vegas. See more »

Quotes

Elvis Presley: [to the audience] What are you lookin' at back there?
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Connections

Referenced in Elvis: Viva Las Vegas (2007) See more »

Soundtracks

Can't Help Falling In Love
Written by George David Weiss, Hugo Peretti & Luigi Creatore
Performed by Elvis Presley
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Acclaimed documentary of Elvis in Vegas.
4 April 2000 | by (Muskogee OK) – See all my reviews

Denis Sanders garnered high honors for directing this somewhat candid view of Elvis Presley at work and play, preparing for his summer 1970 stint in Las Vegas. Elvis at this time was still in his return to splendor. Looking fit and a fine specimen of singing, sex machine. Not yet feeling the passion for the real gaudy, sparkling costumes. Relaxed, but nervous; Presley plays and clowns for the camera. A lot of hard work and rehearsing culminates into a high energy performance on stage. Captured on film is just a portion of what made Elvis one of the world's most admired and beloved entertainers.


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