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Stay Away, Joe (1968)

A mixed race American Indian rodeo champ returns to the reservation to help his people out.

Director:

Peter Tewksbury

Writers:

Dan Cushman (novel), Michael A. Hoey
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Elvis Presley ... Joe Lightcloud
Burgess Meredith ... Charlie Lightcloud
Joan Blondell ... Glenda Callahan
Katy Jurado ... Annie Lightcloud
Thomas Gomez ... Grandpa
Henry Jones ... Hy Slager
L.Q. Jones ... Bronc Hoverty
Quentin Dean ... Mamie Callahan
Anne Seymour ... Mrs. Hawkins
Douglas Henderson Douglas Henderson ... Congressman Morrissey
Angus Duncan Angus Duncan ... Lorne Hawkins
Mike Lane ... Frank Hawk (as Michael Lane)
Susan Trustman Susan Trustman ... Mary Lightcloud
Warren Vanders Warren Vanders ... Hike Bowers
Buck Kartalian ... Bull Shortgun
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Storyline

A mixed race American Indian rodeo champ returns to the reservation to help his people out.

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Elvis is Kissin' Cousins Again, and also Friends, and Friends of Friends, and Even Some Perfect Strangers! See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for mild sensuality, language and comic violence | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

8 March 1968 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Born Rich See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Metrocolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Elvis Presley gave small roles to his friends Del 'Sonny' West, Joe Esposito and Charlie Hodge. See more »

Goofs

During the opening sequences when Elvis is "herding" the cattle with the Cadillac, his tires are screeching as he makes sharp turns. As he is on dirt and not pavement these sounds wouldn't have been heard. See more »

Quotes

Charlie Lightcloud: An Indian can be fine, hardworking American citizen and not a lazy bum - like some white men think!
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Connections

Featured in This Is Elvis (1981) See more »

Soundtracks

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Written by Sid Tepper & Roy C. Bennett
Performed and Sung by Elvis Presley
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Not Elvis' worst movie.
6 October 2006 | by ejayeffSee all my reviews

I have to disagree with a previous comment that this is Elvis' worst film. OK, it's not a comedy classic but surely, at least in my opinion, "Harum Scarum", "Paradise, Hawaiian Style" and "Easy Come, Easy Go" are much more inferior to this rather enjoyable yarn. I for one always enjoy watching it whenever it's screened on Cable TV and it's a pity it has not been released on DVD yet. Besides a very good-looking Elvis, the supporting cast Burgess Meredith, Katy Jurado & the wise-cracking Thomas Gomez (as grandpa) are a joy to watch. And the opening title sequence with the camera flying over the Grand Canyon while the lovely "Stay Away" (a re-working of "Greensleeves") plays on the soundtrack must rank as one of the most beautiful openings in all of Elvis' movies.


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