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Elvis and the Beauty Queen (1981)

After separating from his wife Priscilla in February 1972, Elvis Presley begins a love affair with Linda Thompson, a young beauty pageant contestant who became his live-in girlfriend and ... See full summary »

Director:

Gus Trikonis

Writer:

Julia Cameron
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Stephanie Zimbalist ... Linda Thompson
Don Johnson ... Elvis Presley
Ann Dusenberry ... Jeannie
Rick Lenz ... David Briggs (as Richard Lenz)
Ann Wedgeworth ... Aunt Betty
Richard Herd ... Thompson
Jay W. MacIntosh ... Mrs. Thompson
Ruta Lee ... Su-Su
Edward Edwards ... Sam Thompson
John Crawford ... Vernon Presley
Darrell Fetty ... Pete Moore
Richard Winterstein Richard Winterstein ... Bobby Farr
Gary Lee Davis Gary Lee Davis ... Ray
John Ashton ... Jake
Bobbi Jordan Bobbi Jordan ... Pregnant Woman
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After separating from his wife Priscilla in February 1972, Elvis Presley begins a love affair with Linda Thompson, a young beauty pageant contestant who became his live-in girlfriend and travelling companion for four of the last five years of his life. Written by GusF

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 March 1981 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Elvis ja kaunotar See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Ronnie McDowell provided the vocals to all of Elvis' songs, including A Very Precious Love, which Don Johnson and Stephanie Zimbalist sang as a duet. See more »

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The worst
28 July 2003 | by smalltownlover2003See all my reviews

I'm a Don Johnson fan, but this is undoubtedly the WORST movie, done by anybody, that I've ever seen. The acting was bad, as was the cinematography. Don should stick to doing action, because as The King, he just didn't cut it.


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