Priscilla Presley, her daughter, their family and their friends opened their hearts in the backdrop of Graceland's memories with much modesty and emotion. Rare documents, confessions, ...
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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
Tulsa, a soldier with dreams of running his own nightclub, places a bet with his friend Dynamite that he can win the heart of an untouchable dancer...but when Dynamite is transferred, Tulsa must replace him in the bet.
Priscilla Presley, her daughter, their family and their friends opened their hearts in the backdrop of Graceland's memories with much modesty and emotion. Rare documents, confessions, excerpts from concerts and movies, archive footage, the tour of the planet Presley in more than four hours. Written by
Whoever thinks this is going to be another one of those glorifying star docs is just partially right.
Yes, many episodes in this mammoth four hour family album are devoted to what a wonderful guy the King had been - and thus leave an aftertaste of triviality behind, but fortunately there are enough interesting aspects about Elvis's moody and egocentric personality, about his shifts in temper, about the dark side of showbiz, about his decline in mental and conditional health to merit an above average standard.
It's all presented in the usual soft-focus manner of television biographies. But the content is okay, though too long-winded.
6 out of 10 glitzy overalls
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