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Elvis: That's the Way It Is (1970)

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Concert footage and backstage documentary of singer Elvis Presley.

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Sylvia Shemmell ...
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Ann Williams ...
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Roger Wiles ...
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Jim Murray ...
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Joe Moscheo ...
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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

During the film, a shipment of albums can be seen being loaded onto a truck. These were not Elvis albums. See more »

Quotes

Elvis Presley: What are you laughin' at, man? This is my first guitar, I was little. I told you. Little bitty cat tryin' to get people to listen to me.
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Elvis Presley: 'Ya'll, listen to me. I'm good. I'm good.' They said, 'Not with that voice, you ain't.' Anyway..."Dorie Adora, Dorie Adore, who dat was wid you on da floor." Oh, Lord, have mercy.
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Mary In the Morning
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One of the best documentaries ever
3 October 2001 | by (Tennessee) – See all my reviews

I thoroughly enjoy and appreciate this film because of the way it showcases the King of Rock and Roll on stage in Vegas during what was very easily one of the best years of his career. It's in this film that we get to see him at his raw and energetic best. The footage from the backstage rehearsals only add to its tremendous entertainment value. If you're a fan of Elvis Presley and haven't seen this movie yet, do yourself a favor and check it out. You won't be disappointed in the very least.


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