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Loving You (1957)

Approved | | Drama , Musical | 9 July 1957 (USA)
A musician and a publicist help a delivery man achieve stardom.

Director:

Hal Kanter

Writers:

Herbert Baker (screenplay), Hal Kanter (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Elvis Presley ... Deke Rivers
Lizabeth Scott ... Glenda Markle
Wendell Corey ... Walter 'Tex' Warner
James Gleason ... Carl Meade
Ralph Dumke Ralph Dumke ... Jim Tallman
Paul Smith ... Skeeter
Kenneth Becker Kenneth Becker ... Wayne (as Ken Becker)
Jana Lund ... Daisy Bricker
Dolores Hart ... Susan Jessup
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Storyline

Deke Rivers is a delivery man who is discovered by publicist Glenda Markle and country-western musician Tex Warner who want to promote the talented newcomer to fame and fortune, giving him every break he deserves. Romantic complications arise as Susan, another singer in the group, offers him devoted admiration as Glenda leads him on with promises of a golden future. Written by Anonymous

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Taglines:

You'll Love Loving You

Genres:

Drama | Musical

Certificate:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 July 1957 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Running Wild See more »

Filming Locations:

The Ivar Theatre See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Hal Wallis Productions See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Sound Recording)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Elvis Presley lodged in Hollywood's Knickerbocker hotel while filming in Paramount Studios. See more »

Quotes

Teddy: [to the band] Give him a little boogie-woogie, that'll get him started.
[Band starts playing "Got A Lot Of Livin' To Do"]
Teddy: Yeah, now go, Deke, GO!
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Connections

Referenced in A Wrinkle in Time (2003) See more »

Soundtracks

(Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear
Written by Kal Mann & Bernie Lowe
Performed by Elvis Presley
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Baby you knock me out!
26 February 2004 | by ptb-8See all my reviews

I know that title belongs to Dolores Gray in another 50s sensation ITS ALWAYS FAIR WEATHER but it could also be applied to the incomparable LIZABETH SCOTT in LOVING YOU....that is if you can tear your eyes from ELVIS in his first color film. Aged just 22 during production this is like CRY BABY for real.....and if only JOHNNY DEPP was as handsome (haha). LOVING YOU is a very good 50s color pop culture film and clearly shows how the early Elvis pix are the best (also like KING CREOLE or JAILHOUSE ROCK) The Technicolor print is stunning and the enjoyable 50s rockabilly tone is perfect. The TEDDY BEAR number is sheer perfection: Elvis+ 1957+ Technicolor +pop imagery + the music.


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