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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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Lucky Feller

1 9 7 5 - 1 9 7 6 (UK) 13 x 30 minute episodes This ITV sitcom starred David Jason as lovable loser, Shorty Mepstead. Also set...

Sam Benedict

1 9 6 2 - 1 9 6 3 (USA) 28 x 60 minute episodes Film noir icon Edmond O'Brien gave a superb, forceful performance as flamboyant...

Pilot

Singer/bassist David Paton spent his early years in Leith (Edinburgh) and then moved to the tough district of Inch, later joining The Bay City Rollers. While...

Beano, The

Anxious to repeat the success of their comic, The Dandy, Scottish publishing house DC Thomson introduced The Beano just 35 weeks later in July 1938. It was...

Savage Garden

Savage Garden emerged onto the Australian music scene in 1996 after Darren Hayes and Daniel Jones met via an advertisement in a local newspaper...

Frank’s Place

1 9 8 7 - 1 9 8 8 (USA) 22 x 30 minute episodes CBS 'dramedy' Frank's Place lasted only one season, but was an innovative television programme...

Early Bird Show, The

1 9 7 7 - 1 9 8 0 (Australia) 1 9 8 5 - 1 9 8 9 (Australia) Originally a Melbourne-only production hosted for two...