Concert footage and offstage documentary of singer Elvis Presley.

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Credited cast:
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Bill Baize ...
Himself - The Stamps
Estell Brown ...
Herself (as Estelle Brown)
Ed Enoch ...
Himself - The Stamps
Joe Esposito ...
Lamar Fike ...
Joe Guercio ...
Glen D. Hardin ...
Charlie Hodge ...
Jackie Kahane ...
Jerry Osborne ...
Randall Peede ...
Vernon Presley ...
Christopher Riordan ...
Himself (archive footage)


Concert footage and offstage documentary of singer Elvis Presley.

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MGM presents a very different motion picture that captures all the excitement of ELVIS LIVE! See more »


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Release Date:

1 November 1972 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Elvis on Tour in Multiple-Screen  »

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$600,000 (estimated)

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2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


In Roanoke, Va Elvis is seen receiving the key to the city by Mayor Roy Webber on April 18, 1972. See more »


Elvis Presley: [introducing band members to audience] "... and the guy that gives me my water and my scarves and so forth, his name is Charlie Hodge."
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Edited from Double Trouble (1967) See more »


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Written by Tony Joe White
Performed by Elvis Presley
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It's an either/Or situation
9 January 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I should stay on the fence for this one.

I mean, it's always an either/or situation when it comes to Elvis Presley: either you subscribe to a fanatical worship of him, going so far as to calling him the King, or you attack him with a generous portion of cynicism, remarking more about his capes, kung fu and his weight than about his music. Well, for me, it's always about the music. His music is what lives on. And the music is what works best in this film. Being able to watch him rehearse with band mates while backstage was an amazing 'fly on the wall' experience. Elvis had a love for music that was inspiring, and as you can see on the film, even his band members shared in the love for music and were very much in awe of him and his musical abilities. I guess that's what I take away from the film most, his love for music, whether it's country, blues, gospel or rock and roll, Elvis loved music. It was also a great thrill to see his band working out through their first live rendition of 'Burning Love' or to hear his dramatic rendition of 'Bridge Over Troubled Water'. These moments are definitive proof of Elvis' ability to captivate an audience, just stunning.

However, I could have done without the cheesy '2001' intro, but you must remember, it was the 70's and who knows, you may get a perverse chuckle from hearing it. The 'Love Me Tender' film montage left me feeling sad in a number of ways. 1) In the clips we see Elvis as a young man, fit and charismatic, brimming over with so much promise. Then to cut back to see the current Elvis on stage in his capes. Just depressing.

2) The film images for the montage were taken from all of those films he made when he should have been concentrating on his music. Ironicly, the films kept him from making great music for a long period of time. Given the choice, I would rather he made music instead of 'Girls Girls Girls' or 'Viva Las Vegas' or any movie. It almost gives credence to something that is said in the film, in a totally non related way, when a loud speaker declares, "The Elvis Presley Show is a complete sell out".

All in will loooooove the movie. People who can take or leave Elvis will deal with the movie and appreciate his talents, or at least they should. Those who are not fans will laugh at his costumes, his posse and his sides....hairy and otherwise. And you know, that's just not a good enough reason.

Me? I guess I lean more towards the 'either'.7/10.

Clark Richards

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