Don’t call it a comeback! What Elvis Presley really thought of his 1968 TV special

Filmed in June 1968 and aired later that year in December, the Elvis special on NBC would in later years be referred to as “The Comeback” special. After a 7-year hiatus from live performing and an 8-year gap from his last appearance on television, Elvis starred in his first TV special reminding everyone why he… Read More Don’t call it a comeback! What Elvis Presley really thought of his 1968 TV special

Why Elvis Presley’s most underrated film, Wild in the Country, is his best

Wild in the Country may be one of the least known films of Elvis Presley, but at a closer look, it could be hailed as his best acting role. It was released in June 1961 just a few months before Blue Hawaii and was one of Presley’s few dramatic roles. While many regard King Creole as Elvis… Read More Why Elvis Presley’s most underrated film, Wild in the Country, is his best

New book, Elvis: Behind The Legend, is first to rank Elvis Presley movies by box office earnings

Elvis Presley made 31 feature films during his career and they all turned a profit, but some did much better than others. In fact, the films that did well ended up dictating the kind of acting roles that Elvis would be stereotyped in throughout his career. The new book, Elvis: Behind The Legend: Startling Truths… Read More New book, Elvis: Behind The Legend, is first to rank Elvis Presley movies by box office earnings

The tragic backstory to Elvis Presley’s Jailhouse Rock movie

When Elvis Presley wrapped filming for his third movie, Jailhouse Rock, on June 25, 1957, the future couldn’t have been brighter. At the top of the music charts and with two successful films under his belt, Presley’s career was at its height. As filming ended, Elvis said good-bye to his co-star, 24-year-old brunette Judy Tyler,… Read More The tragic backstory to Elvis Presley’s Jailhouse Rock movie