Having flunked graduation for a second time and needing cash to support his crabby (and thus unemployed) father, Danny Fisher takes a job as a singer in the King Creole nightclub - about ... See full summary »
Chad Gates has just gotten out of the Army, and is happy to be back in Hawaii with his surf-board, his beach buddies, and his girlfriend. His father wants him to go to work at the Great ... See full summary »
West Texas in the years after the Civil War is an uneasy meeting ground of two cultures, one white. The other native American. Elvis portrays Pacer Burton. The son of a white rancher (John ... See full summary »
Mike works on a boat in Acapulco. When the bratty daughter of the boat owner gets him fired, Mike must find new work. Little boy Rauol helps him get a job as a lifeguard and singer at a ... See full summary »
When the Kwimper family car runs out of gas on a new Florida highway and an officous state supervisor tries to run them off, Pop Kwimper digs in his heels and decides to do a little ... See full summary »
Fan interviews were inserted to replace some of the forgotten words and laughter during the speaking part of "Are You Lonesome Tonight". The unedited version is on the album, "Elvis In Concert" and a single released that year in the UK. See more »
[member of audience yells "Turn Around" with very powerful voice]
Is that God calling? Yes Sir, son.
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Very sad - but required viewing for true Elvis fans.
This 1977 TV programed is an emotional ride for any Elvis fan. It is disturbing & very sad. It is almost a parody of Elvis! It is however required viewing to understand the final moments of the legend that was ELVIS. Colonel Parker should have had Elvis in hospital, not on a dreadful treadmill of continuous concerts. Talk about flogging a dead horse! This concert is only available on bootleg at the moment, but it is the last 'major' unreleased Elvis material that (money-making) EPE owns. So I am sure it will be released at some point - possibly after August 2007, Elvis' 30th anniversary.
There is always a heated debate within the Elvis community about whether this performance should get an official release. Should we accept Elvis for all his faults and his painful last concerts, or should we accept EPE's policy of glorifying the god-like Elvis mega-star and deny that anything changed after 'Aloha' and 1973? I hope that this show will be released but through the 'Elvis Fan Club' label "Follow That Dream", so that the tabloids don't start on that 'drugged/fat Elvis' rubbish all over again. IF it is newly released to the general public then this CBS concert ought to be upgraded to show Elvis in a better light than the original rush-released and very dated 1977 TV version.
Non Elvis fans should stick to 'That's The way It Is' or 'Aloha' instead. Interested Elvis fans can find lots more info and a review of the bootleg version by checking out sites like the Elvis Information Network website or others. In some ways there should be a warning on this release as it is definitely NOT Elvis at his best. Far from it.
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