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Elvis’s Movie Occupations

Shrimp Fisherman - Girls! Girls! Girls! (1962) Commercial Photographer - Live A Little, Love A Little (1968) Water Skiing Instructor - Clambake (1967) Frogman - Easy...

Follow That Dream (1962)

This easy-going rustic drama sees Elvis Presley cast as wide-eyed country boy Toby Kwimper in a film adapted by His Girl Friday screenwriter Charles...

Loving You (1957)

Elvis Presley's second movie gives us a precious look at the King in his rock 'n' roll prime. He appeared in colour for the first...

Tickle Me (1965)

Judging by the improbable situation and silly set pieces, it is unsurprising to discover that a pair of ex-Three Stooges writers scripted this unengaging...

Trouble With Girls, The (1969)

It's 1927, and Elvis Presley brings his mobile "Chautauqua" carnival show (an entertainment born out of the popular adult educational movement of the previous...

Wild In The Country (1961)

This drama about Glenn Tyler - a rebellious backwoods delinquent on parole, who ends up going to college to become a great writer - represents an...

Stay Away Joe (1968)

This average Elvis Presley musical features the King starring as a Native American rodeo rider who returns home to settle down on the ranch, singing...

Spinout (1966)

The King is back in his racing car, this time with co-stars Shelly Fabares and Diane McBain. Freewheeling rock singer and racing driver Mike McCoy...

Speedway (1968)

Racing driver Steve Grayson (Presley) owes a debt to the US government of $145,000 and is pursued by attractive tax inspector Susan Jack (Nancy...

Roustabout (1964)

A leather-clad carnival singer, general handyman, embittered orphan and karate expert (with a very large motorcycle) leaves during a lull in business, but returns for...

Paradise, Hawaiian Style (1966)

After striking box office gold with the massive hit Blue Hawaii (1961), Elvis Presley returned for more fun in the 50th state, with the combination of...

Viva Las Vegas (1964)

Elvis Presley plays Lucky Jackson, a racing car driver who needs money to keep his Grand Prix car humming. He works as a waiter on the...

Love Me Tender (1956)

Early in his career, Elvis Presley realised that if he wanted to promote all his records, it would be impossible to keep on doing...

Live A Little, Love A Little (1968)

Elvis plays a photographer who digs himself into a hole when he tries to shuttle between two jobs, for publishers with very different editorial...

Kissin’ Cousins (1964)

A US Air Force Lieutenant tries to convince his hillbilly cousin to allow the government to build a missile base on his family's rural land. Light...

King Creole (1958)

Based on a Harold Robbins novel (A Stone For Danny Fisher), King Creole casts Elvis Presley as failed student turned New Orleans nightclub singer Danny Fisher - a...

Jailhouse Rock (1957)

This is Elvis Presley's glorious third movie, after Love Me Tender (1956) and Loving You (1957), when the snarl and talent were, for once, harnessed to...

It Happened At The World’s Fair (1963)

The livelihood of crop dusters Mike (Elvis Presley) and Danny (Gary Lockwood) is stolen away from them when a sheriff impounds their plane because...

Harum Scarum (1965)

Elvis Presley stars as action movie star Johnny Tyronne, whose real-life becomes adventurous when he is drugged and kidnapped by underground assassins while on...

Girls Girls Girls (1962)

Elvis Presley romp with colourful locations, a serviceable (though silly) plot and some super ladies, including Stella Stevens who also gets to sing. Poor fisherman Ross...

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Mock Turtles, The

Manchester band The Mock Turtles were together for nearly four years before they signed to Siren/Virgin in 1991, releasing two EPs and an album,...

Razzmatazz

1 9 8 1 - 1 9 8 7 (UK) 126 x 20 minute episodes This fast-moving afternoon pop programme from Tyne Tees TV presented music, quizzes, competitions,...

ER

1 9 9 4 - 2 0 0 9 (USA) From the moment it premiered in 1994, ER had 'hit' written all over it. Which had everything...

Electric Horseman, The (1979)

Robert Redford and Jane Fonda were well cast in Sydney Pollack's The Electric Horseman - He as a former rodeo champion now reduced to advertising breakfast...

Friday the 13th, Part 8: Jason Takes Manhattan (1989)

In this underwhelming addition to the Friday the 13th franchise the indestructible psycho-fiend Jason Vorhees is revived by an underwater electrical cable and heads for New York...

Grand Theft Auto (1977)

A rich girl steals her dad's Rolls Royce and heads off to Las Vegas to get married. However, her angry parents, a jealous suitor, and...

Night Gallery

1 9 7 0 - 1 9 7 3 (USA) 98 x 50 minute episodes Though it has never received as much acclaim or hype as his...

Silverado (1985)

There are some major credibility issues in this pretentious New Wave Western by Lawrence (The Big Chill) Kasdan . . . If you can buy...