Elvis Presley: The
Movie Career Begins
What do you know about Elvis Presley: The
Movie Career Begins?
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In 1956, following his rise to stardom as a singer, Presley launched a
parallel career as a film actor, beginning with the musical western, Love
panned by the critics but did well at the box office.
They changed the title because of the advanced sales of the song
"Love Me Tender".
was the original title?
Died with their Boots On
While beginning the movie King Creole, Elvis got his draft notice on
December 20, 1957.
Hal Wallis and Paramount Pictures had already spent $350,000 on
Presley's latest film King Creole, and they feared the
consequences of suspending or canceling the project.
The Memphis Draft Board granted Presley a deferment so the movie
could be finished.
the date he was inducted into the Army?
After completing basic training before being posted to Friedberg,
What army basic training camp did Elvis attend?
Dix, New Jersey
Leonard Smith, Missouri
On March 5, 1960, Elvis returned to the U.S. and was honorably
discharged from the Army.
rank had he achieved while serving?
After his tour of duty, what was the first movie he made in 1960?
in the Country
In 1964, Elvis made Viva Las Vegas.
Who was his co-star?
In spite of the formulaic movie songs, Presley did make noteworthy
studio recordings, including "Suspicion", "(You're The)
Devil in Disguise", "It Hurts Me" and "Guitar
He also produced
two gospel albums:
won his first Grammy award in 1967.
What was it?
Great Thou Art"
Hand in Mine"
Following the 1969 movie production, Elvis's career shifted back to
recording and touring.
remaining film appearances were in two concert films/documentaries in
the early 1970s, although Presley reportedly continued to consider
dramatic movie roles.
was the movie?
Elvis had done only 1 film in which he did not sing.
What is the movie?
Over the years and with his huge sex symbol.
He is reported to have dated many women in his life.
NOT one of these girlfriends?