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Elvis: That's the Way It Is (1970)

Concert footage and backstage documentary of singer Elvis Presley.

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Himself - Musician
Glen D. Hardin ...
Himself - Musician (as Glen Hardin)
Charlie Hodge ...
Himself - Musician (as Charley Hodge)
Jerry Scheff ...
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Ronnie Tutt ...
Himself - Musician
John Wilkinson ...
Himself - Musician
Millie Kirkham ...
Herself - Background Vocalist
Estell Brown ...
Herself - Background Vocalist (as The Sweet Inspirations)
Sylvia Shemmell ...
Herself - Background Vocalist (as The Sweet Inspirations)
Ann Williams ...
Herself - Background Vocalist (as The Sweet Inspirations)
Roger Wiles ...
Himself - Background Vocalist (as The Imperials)
Jim Murray ...
Himself - Background Vocalist (as The Imperials)
Joe Moscheo ...
Himself - Background Vocalist (as The Imperials)
Armando Morales ...
Himself - Background Vocalist (as The Imperials)
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Concert footage and backstage documentary of singer Elvis Presley.

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Documentary | Music

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Rated PG for some language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

11 November 1970 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Elvis: That's the Way It Was  »

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Principal photography began the 2nd week of July 1970, during rehearsals at MGM. Shows at the International Hotel were filmed in August. Photography was completed on September 9th with the concert in Phoenix, Az at the Veteran's Memorial Coliseum. See more »

Quotes

[Elvis is rehearsing the song Little Sister when he is shocked by the microphone]
Elvis Presley: [off mic] Son of a bitch.
[Elvis continues singing and is shocked again]
Elvis Presley: Shocked the hell out of me.
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Connections

Edited into Elvis Presley: Love Me Tender (2006) See more »

Soundtracks

Patch It Up
Written by Eddie Rabbitt & Rory Bourke
Performed by Elvis Presley
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Elvis Presley is the best and he proves it here!
31 December 2000 | by See all my reviews

It was a heart - pounding, pulse racing, mind blowing, fast moving, breathtaking, exhilarating, overwhelming, thrilling and exciting, sensational and tremendous, wonderful and superb show with all the TCB band playing terrific along to the one and only great Elvis Presley. Elvis' 3rd Las Vegas season since he made his live concert comeback in 1969 a year after his TV comeback.

Candid footage of Elvis behind the scenes gets you closer to this really down to earth wonderful human being and this is the real Elvis looking his best. 7 years before he died and extremely thin and fit and powerful. Dominating the film this is a great show for all people and it is certainly something to watch if you want to learn something about The one true King - Elvis Presley.


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