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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 »
User Reviews:
This is Elvis '72...Nobody Did It Better! See more (19 total) »

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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Did You Know?

Trivia:
Elvis On Tour was first known as Standing Room Only. The title was then changed during filming to Elvis On Tour in the USA.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:
That's All RightSee more »

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12 out of 15 people found the following review useful.
This is Elvis '72...Nobody Did It Better!, 25 March 2001
Author: Callum Gee (tmbluerain@gmail.com) from Leeds, England

The final era of the 20th Century's most respected Rock icon-Elvis Aaron Presley is captured here by MGM doing what he did best of all: Performing to various live audiences around the U.S.

It's almost a couple of years on from the first MGM filmed documentary about the Man and his live act, 'That's The Way It Is', and 'On Tour' is filmed in a different retrospective. In this one there aren't as many as those annoying fan interviews and interruptions and mainly concentrates on the different performances that Elvis manufactures to create his touring Stage-Show at this time.

Some of the old favourites are in there such as 'Johnny B.Goode'(Great opener to the film!), 'Polk Salad Annie'(Performed somewhat faster-wow!), 'Love Me Tender'(Nice touch showing some of the scripted movie kiss scenes!), 'Lawdy Miss Clawdy'(A total free-for-all with Elvis and the Band-magnetic!), 'I Got A Woman'(Amen to this!) and the finale sound of 'Can't Help Falling In Love'(Cape-wielding showstopper!).

New tunes 'The King' was bringing into his act at this particular time included 'Until It's Time For You To Go', 'Burning Love', 'An American Trilogy', 'You Gave Me A Mountain' and 'Never Been To Spain', and it's all a delight to hear and see him perform these in his own special, voice-to-the-limit, inimitable way.

After 32 previous attempts at trying to get himself recognised on film for the most part as a serious actor it's justifying that Elvis didn't need to act to do this, as the Golden Globe came winging it's way to 'On Tour' for Best Movie Documentary. Elvis appears slightly more weighty than in 'That's The Way It Is', with his hair somewhat longer and sideburned. The undeniable animal magnetism and aurora and God-gifted musical talent of this human being, which the film also sets out to portray, are here in evidence as a filmed testimony to any young, up and coming Singers even to this day who are trying to cut a niche for themselves in the unpredictable world of Pop Music-At the end of the day it's sheer hard work, just like in any job you may hold down, that helps to get you established and recognised for a lengthy period of time in the industry.

Elvis in 'On Tour' is dogged with personal problems and obviously reliance on prescription drugs are quite evident in some scenes, which ironically add to the sad and touching biography that is being told before you on the screen. Unlike 'That's The Way It Is', Elvis doesn't seem to enjoy himself as much surrounded by his so-called buddies, and it seems as though Vernon (his father)is more present than ever which certainly gave Elvis that family connection that he no doubt craved at this point, especially being on the road for weeks at a time. Infact, the only time Elvis seemed happy apart from on stage was when he was with his band in private singing many a gospel number.

Nevertheless, fan or non-fan, you'll love this and it's a unique testimony to a Performer who was being filmed for his official final movie in his career. The greatest triumph was still yet to come after this movie, in the form of his record-breaking Satellite TV Special the following year-'Aloha From Hawaii'. In this Special Elvis would never look and sound this consistently good again, but that was another time and another place...

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