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Elvis: Return to Tupelo (2008)

Not Rated | | Documentary | Video 1 August 2008
A documentary that traces the Elvis saga from his birth during the depths of the Depression, to his move to Memphis, to his formative high school years, through his early struggles to ... See full summary »

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Michael L. Rose (as Michael Rose)

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Michael L. Rose (as Michael Rose)
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Credited cast:
Pat Broeske Pat Broeske ... Herself
James Dean ... Himself (archive footage)
Albert Einstein ... Himself (archive footage)
Dixie Locke Emmons Dixie Locke Emmons ... Herself
D.J. Fontana ... Himself
June Juanico June Juanico ... Herself
Joey Kent Joey Kent ... Himself
George Klein George Klein ... Himself
Kris Kristofferson ... Himself - Narrator (voice)
Wink Martindale ... Himself
Marilyn Monroe ... Herself (archive footage)
Magdalene Morgan Magdalene Morgan ... Herself
Elvis Presley ... Himself (archive footage)
Gladys Presley Gladys Presley ... Herself (archive footage)
Vernon Presley Vernon Presley ... Himself (archive footage)
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A documentary that traces the Elvis saga from his birth during the depths of the Depression, to his move to Memphis, to his formative high school years, through his early struggles to launch a music career and wraps up with his triumphant homecoming concert in 1956, on the same stage where he'd lost a talent contest eleven years earlier. Written by Michael Rose

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USA

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English

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1 August 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Elvis - Regreso a Tupelo See more »

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Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Michael Rose Productions See more »
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1.78 : 1
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Narrator Kris Kristofferson is known for his several connections with subject of this documentary, Elvis Presley. Presley recorded three songs written by Kristofferson, and Kristofferson replaced Presley in A Star Is Born (1976) after Presley's manager turned it down. See more »

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A Must See Film om Elvis' early days
14 August 2008 | by leedawsonSee all my reviews

There are hundreds of documentary films on the life and career of Elvis Presley, but this is in a league of it's own as it traces the early life of the music icon as he grew up in dirt poor conditions in Tupelo Mississippi.

It takes the viewer on a journey from his birth on January 8th 1935 through to his triumphant return home in September 1956 for 2 open air concerts in his home town.

If you have even a passing interest in the life of Elvis Presley then this is a MUST SEE DVD. Director Michael Rose was also featured on internet based Elvis Express Radio (www.elvis-express.com) in August 2008 talking about the making of the documentary.


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