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Elvis (1968)

TV Movie  -   -  Music | Musical  -  25 October 1970 (West Germany)
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Elvis: '68 Comeback

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Producer Steve Binder once told a story about how something came to be cut from the show. He said that there was a musical number that suggested that Elvis went to a brothel. A network executive wanted the number cut. Binder asked him to reconsider. One time, while in the video editing room, they were reviewing the scene. Nearby, an episode of The Dean Martin Comedy Hour (1965) was also being edited. A scene with Martin and one of his dancers was being edited that had every suggestive sex joke possible and the executive laughed. Binder asked him if the brothel scene bothered him so much, why didn't the sex jokes on the Martin show bother him. The executive answered that the other show "was funny". Binder said he never understood that distinction. See more »

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Elvis Presley: [joking while reading a script] It says here "Elvis, we're to film you from the waist up. You are not to touch hands with body... uh, I mean body with hands."
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it's great. You also can see....
4 October 2002 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

.....his longtime double Lance LeGault using a tambourine at the edge of the 'pit concert'; he was his Stand-in during Elvis' Hollywood career. LeGault was a familiar 80's TV face, as the baddie 'the A Team', 'Air Wolf', played a navy guy in 'Magnum', etc.

This whole special of course is great and what Elvis Shoulda been doing instead of 'Clambake'/'Speedway'/'Charro' type crap. Def. his best.

**** outta ****. You can also get longer versions of his stage and pit in the round concerts segments too...


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