The life and career of Elvis Presley are chronicled in home movies, concert footage, and dramatizations. Subjects include early performances, army service, Ed Sullivan Show appearance, marriage, 1968 comeback, health decline and death.
Paul Boensch III
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The first time that I ever appeared on stage it scared me to death. I really didn't know what the yellin' was about. I didn't realize that my body was moving. It seemed a natural thing to me. So, the manager back stage, I said "What'll I do? What'll I do?" He said, "Well, whatever it is, go back and do it again."
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Strangely, though being an Elvis fan, I find myself not entirely agreeing with most of the comments here.
I have never found this movie endearing. Elvis looks a bit overweight though I think a lot has to do with his hair and burns being too long. I find the concert footage being way over lit making the complexion of Elvis seem a bit pale which I don't believe he was as the other footage including backstage footage he looks browner.
The sound also doesn't seem that good most of the time and the singing I find middle the road.
Kudos to the Gloden Globe but for me I find 'That's the way it is' being the best ever concert movie and the Aloha concert being second in terms of both quality and the look and sound of Presley.
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