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Release Date:
1 November 1972 (USA) See more »
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in multiple-screen See more »
Plot:
Concert footage and offstage documentary of singer Elvis Presley. | Add synopsis »
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Awards:
Won Golden Globe. See more »
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Cast

  (in credits order)

Elvis Presley ... Himself
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Bill Baize ... Himself - The Stamps
Estell Brown ... Herself (as Estelle Brown)

James Burton ... Himself
Ed Enoch ... Himself - The Stamps
Joe Esposito ... Himself
Lamar Fike ... Himself
Joe Guercio ... Himself
Glen D. Hardin ... Himself
Charlie Hodge ... Himself
Jackie Kahane ... Himself
Jerry Osborne ... Himself
Randall Peede ... Himself
Vernon Presley ... Himself
Christopher Riordan ... Himself (archive footage)
Jerry Scheff ... Himself
Jerry Schilling ... Himself
Sylvia Shemmell ... Herself (as Sylvia Shemwell)
Myrna Smith ... Herself
Donnie Sumner ... Himself - The Stamps
J.D. Sumner ... Himself - The Stamps
Ronnie Tutt ... Himself
Del 'Sonny' West ... Himself

Red West ... Himself
Kathy Westmoreland ... Herself
Ed Wideman ... Himself - The Stamps
John Wilkinson ... Himself

Pamela Austin ... Herself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Bill Black ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Michele Carey ... Herself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Annette Day ... Herself (archive footage) (uncredited)
D.J. Fontana ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
The Jordanaires ... Themselves (archive footage) (uncredited)

Marlyn Mason ... Herself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Scotty Moore ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Ed Sullivan ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Celeste Yarnall ... Herself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Directed by
Robert Abel 
Pierre Adidge 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Robert Abel 
Pierre Adidge 

Produced by
Robert Abel .... producer
Pierre Adidge .... producer
Sidney Levin .... associate producer
 
Cinematography by
Robert C. Thomas (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Ken Zemke 
 
Production Management
Ephraim 'Red' Schaffer .... unit production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Ephraim 'Red' Schaffer .... assistant director
 
Sound Department
Lyle J. Burbridge .... sound recording mixer (as Lyle Burbridge)
Wally Heider .... sound
Carey Lindley .... documentary sound
William L. McCaughey .... sound recording mixer (as William McCaughey)
James E. Webb .... sound supervisor (as James E. Webb Jr)
James E. Webb .... supervising sound editor
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Michael A. Brown .... camera operator (as Mike Brown)
Erik Daarstad .... camera operator
Stevan Larner .... camera operator (as Steve Larner)
Michael Livesey .... camera operator
David Myers .... camera operator
Richard Pearce .... camera operator (as Dick Pearce)
Fritz Roland .... camera operator
Bert Spielvogel .... camera operator
David Stewart .... camera operator
Jim Wilson .... camera operator
 
Animation Department
Con Pederson .... animation designer
 
Editorial Department
Philippe Adidge .... post-production assistant
James Coblentz .... post-production assistant (as Jim Coblentz)
Yossi Z. Eichenbaum .... assistant editor
Yossi Z. Eichenbaum .... post-production assistant (as Yossi Eichenbaum)
Glenn Farr .... post-production coordinator
Bud Friedgen .... additional editor
Michael Hubbert .... post-production assistant
Jere Huggins .... post-production assistant
Hyman Kaufman .... additional editor
Bert Lovitt .... additional editor (as B. Lovitt)
Bert Lovitt .... post-production coordinator (as B. Lovitt)
Randy Jon Morgan .... post-production assistant (as Randy Morgan)
Peter Rosten .... post-production assistant
Jerry Schilling .... assistant editor
Jerry Schilling .... post-production assistant
Leonard South .... additional editor
Tom Walls .... post-production assistant
Jim Wilson .... post-production assistant
Yeu-Bun Yee .... additional editor
 
Music Department
Joe Guercio .... conductor
Al Pachuki .... music recordist
 
Other crew
Barry Adelman .... writer: Jackie Kahane
Dick Alexander .... assistant to producers
Stanley Brossette .... unit publicist
James Caughley .... assistant: Elvis Presley
Tom Diskin .... stage supervisor
Dave Draper .... assistant to producers
Joe Esposito .... assistant: Elvis Presley
Lamar Fike .... assistant: Elvis Presley
Marvin Gamble .... assistant: Elvis Presley
Jack Goelman .... researcher
Tom Hulett .... stage supervisor (as Tom Heulett)
Carole Kismaric .... researcher
Harry Marks .... title designer
Sylvia Mulconery .... assistant to producers
Tom Parker .... technical advisor (as Colonel Tom Parker)
George Parkhill .... tour coordinator
Vernon Presley .... assistant: Elvis Presley
Jerry Schilling .... assistant: Elvis Presley
Martin Scorsese .... montage supervisor
Andrew Solt .... researcher (as Andrew W. Solt)
Del 'Sonny' West .... assistant: Elvis Presley (as Sonny West)
Red West .... assistant: Elvis Presley
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Elvis on Tour in Multiple-Screen" - USA (poster title)
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Runtime:
93 min
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Color:
Color (Metrocolor)
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »
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Certification:
Australia:G | Finland:K-8 | Singapore:PG | Sweden:Btl | UK:A (cinema release) | UK:PG (video release) | USA:G
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Trivia:
There is one sequence in the film where the producers chose to show a segment of Elvis performing live READY TEDDY at a Ed Sullivan Show in 1956. Elvis's manager tried hard to convince them not to use this segment as he didn't want Elvis to appear as a nostalgia act. He explained them that Elvis was a modern performer and they didn't have to show this 1956 performance. The producers left the segment in the film and it was released like this.See more »
Quotes:
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."See more »
Movie Connections:
Featured in This Is Elvis (1981)See more »
Soundtrack:
MemoriesSee more »

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5 out of 7 people found the following review useful.
Elvis is leaving the building..., 6 July 2007
Author: jc-osms from United Kingdom

I liked this "Elvis on the road" movie better than I aught. Yes it is sad to see Elvis starting his physical deterioration with his double chins and spare tyre to the fore, but the presence and certainly the voice are still there. The movie employs the then fashionable split - screen technique overmuch for no discernible purpose - you only want the camera on Elvis all the time anyway. The music is variable in quality - the band is too big and unwieldy to get down and dirty for great rock 'n' roll music, but at least Elvis mostly engages with the music and puts his voice to work. I particularly hate that almost synthetic drum sound which seems to just "cabaret" the sound completely. Nevertheless I enjoyed the takes on "Big Hunk of Love", "Bridge over Troubled Water" (surprisingly, given the vocal demands of the song) and the newly minted "Burning Love", even if Elvis unprofessionally sings from a song-sheet on stage. I wouldn't care to hear these versions again but in the context of the film they work just fine. The less said about the drawn - out "Love Me Tender" segment, an excuse for kissing and scarf distributing which he picked up presumably from Tom Jones, the better. The between - song segments reveal next to nothing other than that Elvis in public was polite and professional and that he liked to sing gospel spirituals in rehearsal. The toadiness and cringeworthy sycophancy of the posse of hangers - on was thankfully less in evidence than I thought it would be although they obviously all hang on his every word and movement. Good to be the King, I guess. Overall though I was reasonably entertained throughout and it shows that you don't need today's stadium rock pyrotechnics to whip up a crowd. Presley by this stage was starting to trade mainly on his charisma and thankfully there was plenty to spare but it's hard not to be embarrassed at his on - stage gyrations in absurd sequined costumes - thrown into sharp relief by an insert of an early Ed Sullivan appearance where he tears through "Ready Teddy". If I'd been around at the time, I'd have wished to see this show - I may have been disappointed somewhat but at least Elvis wasn't in the state of near collapse, replete with forgetting his words and almost breaking down mid - song which traits assailed him later in life.

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