Making a potentially lucrative bet that he can seduce a cabaret singer juliet prowse, elvis instead falls in love. Still, the version of elvis that gi blues presented went a step further than just maturity. Blues, his first film following this absence, kicked off a ridiculously productive period for the singer. This would quickly change as elvis presley moved forward in his film career. Blues is a 1960 american musical comedy film directed by norman taurog and starring elvis presley, juliet prowse, and robert ivers.
Army soldier named tulsa mclean who is stationed in west germany. Blues 2006 stationed in west germany, soldier tulsa mclean elvis presley hopes to open up a nightclub when he gets out of the army. Tulsa works on tanks for the military, but he also plays in a rock and roll band that performs in german nightclubs. Anyone who is a fan of elvis presley should already be aware of this 1960 film made right after his discharge from 2 years in the army. Taurog like so many in hollywood in front of and behind the camera was. The rise of cobra movie synopsis, view the movie trailer, get cast and crew information, see movie photos, and more on movies. I attended two of his live performances, and even my mother swooned. Blues would become one of his topgrossing films and the film s soundtrack would spend 111 weeks on the billboard music charts. Recording sessions took place on april 27 and 28, and may 6, 1960, at rca victor studio c and radio recorders in hollywood, california. Eager to open a stateside nightclub after his hitch in khakis, he takes part in a wager to raise the. On november 15, 1960, there was a special showing of the film in hollywood to benefit the hemophilla foundation. Princess of denmark, norway and sweden, king of thailand and other royalties visited on the studio and met elvis.
Blues 1960, elvis would be portrayed as more of a loner, and any sidelick activity in his films would be limited to backup vocals andor plot device exposition. Elvis presley little sisterget back 290770 rehearsal version complete and with new audio duration. Blues, elvis presleys first movie release since his return from military service in germany probably had his legion of teen fans swooning in their seats. Elvis adopts an onscreen persona he knows well in real lifea singin g. It also marked his first film with director norman taurog who did nine films with the king. Blues 1960 from elvis presley, including the top song. In the tradition of the musical chestnut the fleets in. If itd been a oneoff deal thered have been no problem the problem was that they kept trying to remake the film, as elvis himself complained. Blues, there could have been something, like if the film was a semibiographical account of elvis twoyear stint in the army, but nope, we are instead treated to a rather bland and lame story of elvis taking a bet to screw the hottest showgirl in germany or some dumb bull or something. Sometimes an actor in a leading role is outshined by one in a supporting role.
Blues, a paramount movie about an oklahoma singer who surprise gets out of the army and wants to open a club. Blues, a light musical starring elvis presley and juliet prowse, produced by hal davis, and directed by norman taurog. Hunting down a streaming service to buy, rent, download, or view the norman taurogdirected movie via subscription can be a. Daniel bernard pdf download the truman and eisenhower blues.
The character of tulsa mclean is played by elvis presley. As featured in the 1960 elvis movie gi blues studio version. And the problem with that, when you come down to it, is that the man was capable of much, much more. Elvis was discharged from active duty in early march 1960 and began preproduction work for g. Elvis presley stars in gi blues as tulsa mclean, a soldier stationed in germany, who pulls strings to stage a big show for his fellow gis. Jane original soundtrack on allmusic 1997 three dog nights mama told me not to come is. Elvis enroute to hollywood 1960 begin filming gi blues treat me right. Blues elvis presley watch full movie april 20, 2016 ugur uncategorized 0 here is two part below the elvis presleys 1960s g. Tulsa may lack the capital for such a venture, but a.
Oscars best picture winners best picture winners golden globes emmys san diego comiccon new york comiccon sundance film festival toronto intl film festival awards central festival central all events. Stationed in west germany, mclean learns he must repay a debt before departing. No heavy themes or messages, just the kind of thing that lets you spend a little time in the land of escapist, lightweight, boymeetsgirl stories. After elvis presley got out of the army in 1960, he was instantly ushered into g.
Are you looking for a place to watch full movies online without downloading. Blues marks the point when elvis presley s 60s begin. Blues was elvis fifth film and his first after serving two years in the us army. Blues pics, images, clips, trailers, production photos and more from rotten tomatoes movie pictures archive. No other release by elvis charted for this length of time. Blues 1960 norman taurog on allmovie elvis presley stars in gi blues as tulsa mclean. Elvis first performance on ed sullivan show the camera was only allowed to film him from the waist up. Tulsa mclean elvis presley bets all the money his friends cookie robert ivers and rick james douglas and he are saving to buy a nightclub of their own in usa that his mate dynamite will seduce and spend a night with the untouchable cabaret dancer lili juliet prowse. Blues pictures and movie photo gallery check out just released g.
The movie won a 2nd place or runnerup prize laurel award in the category of top musical of 1960. Blues original trailer elvis returned from his army stint with a case of the g. Nov 22, 2014 elvis presley little sisterget back 290770 rehearsal version complete and with new audio duration. Featuring the hits blue suede shoes and wooden heart. The movie was filmed at paramount pictures studio, with some preproduction scenery shot on location in germany before presleys release from the army. Blues ar amerikansk elvisfilm fran 1960 i regi av norman taurog, med elvis presley, juliet prowse, robert ivers och.
This musical comedy movie largely revolves around a u. Not surprisingly, elviss fifth film, his first after serving two years of active duty in the u. Blues 1960 online streaming full movie in hd for free. Blues 1960 norman taurog synopsis, characteristics. I was very happy with the cd gi blues my husband bought me this record a long time ago but wanted to play it in my cd player in my car it will always be my favorite one i. Blues fires up romance and bravura with army specialist tulsa mclean elvis presley after he gambles on a bet. When dynamite is transferred to alaska, tulsa has to replace him in the bet. As featured in the 1960 movie gi blues cafe uropa sessions. Alexander jefferson recalls his trials and tribulations from early childhood racism in america to his segregated military experience and overseas combat deployment in wwii. Its the first film he made after leaving the army parts of the production were shot in germany just prior to his release and its also the first of his many movie soundtracks, a form that did. She began her acting career in 1959 and starred in such popular films as girls. Elvis presley stars in gi blues as tulsa mclean, a soldier stationed in germany, who pulls strings to stage a big show for his fellow gi s. This was not a quick and nasty quickie film that would come later, beginning with the filming of kissin cousins in 1963. Blues is the third soundtrack album by american singer and musician elvis presley, released by rca victor in mono and stereo, lpmlsp 2256, in october 1960.
Blues elvis presley watch full movie elvis presley. Blue hawaii elvis presley cant help falling in love 1961. May 01, 20 elvis adopts an onscreen persona he knows well in real lifea singin g. The quality and clarity of this digital copy is crisp and clarified in comparison to the tv version i stumbled upon. This is the story of the film gidi blues, which has two very good looking women in lead and supporting roles. In attendance were ronald reagan, juliet prowse and cesar romero. Memorable quotes and exchanges from movies, tv series and more. Blues original movie scene 1960 hd a scene from the movie. Elvis aron presley entered the united states army at memphis, tennessee, on march 24, 1958.1326 295 1212 868 1141 797 986 117 585 1661 1551 1191 205 1607 322 379 1103 253 68 580 1105 1068 799 387 1318 627 44 408 827 1388 558 1229 904 1225 1451 249 910 1422