TITLE : Wild In The Country YEAR OF RELEASE : 1961 CLASSIFICATION : PG DIRECTOR : Philip Dunne STARRING : Elvis Presley, Hope Lange, Tuesday Weld, Millie Perkins, Rafer Johnson, John Ireland, Gary Lockwood
Elvis in a romantic moment from "Wild In The Country"
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Wild In The Country [DVD](1961) DVD Clifford Odets wrote the screenplay to this Elvis Presley drama about a troubled backwoods youth whose desire to write is encouraged by a social worker. With Hope Lange, Tuesday Weld, John Ireland. 114 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital Surround, Spanish Dolby Digital mono; theatrical trailer.
Elvis On Tour (Digibook) [Blu-ray](1972) Long live the King! This Golden Globe-winning documentary chronicles Elvis Presley's whirlwind 1972 tour which saw the legendary singer play 15 cities in 15 nights. Shot in a multi-cam format, the film includes rehearsal and backstage footage (including some of Presley's kung-fu moves!) as well as captivating live performances of his biggest hits and montage sequences that were supervised by Martin Scorsese. Includes a special commemorative book that documents the making of the film and Elvis' 1972 tour. 93 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English. DTS HD 5.1 Master Audio; Subtitles: English (SDH), Spanish, French; documentary. Elvis: The Ed Sullivan Show: The Classic Performances [DVD] DVD Some of the greatest moments in rock 'n' roll history are included in this collection of Elvis Presley's legendary appearances on "The Ed Sullivan Show." Includes hip-shaking performances of "Don't Be Cruel," "Love Me Tender," and "Hound Dog" that helped establish Presley as one of the most charismatic talents ever to take the stage. 47 min. Standard; Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital stereo; featurettes; home movies. Elvis: Complete: King Of Rock 'N' Roll [DVD] DVD If you think you know all there is to know about the King of Rock and Roll, check out this two-disc boxed set that offers a definitive overview of the life and music of Elvis Presley. Along with rare performance footage, this release also includes insights from some of Presley's closest friends. 3 1/2 hrs. total. Standard; Soundtrack: English. Elvis: Return To Tupelo [DVD](2008) DVD Return to the birthplace of the Hillbilly Cat in this affectionate tribute to Elvis Presley's early years in Tupelo, Mississippi. The program includes rare archival photos, home movies, and interviews that retrace Elvis' youth and the formative experiences that would lead the future King of Rock 'n' Roll to his legendary status. 90 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English; bonus footage. Elvis: Up Close And Personal With Sonny West [DVD](2008) DVD Serving as bodyguard and friend to Elvis Presley for nearly 20 years, Sonny West was in a unique position to know "the King" as very few others have. In this special program, you'll see West spin many a fascinating tale about his times with the musical legend and entertain questions from Elvis fans dying to know even more about their hero. 120 min. Soundtrack: English. Elvis '56 (1987) [DVD] DVD In 1956, a 21-year-old singer named Elvis Presley was about to make the jump from local singer to a national celebrity. Levon Helm narrates this look at early Elvis, including rare concert footage, some of his first TV appearances, and never before shown backstage scenes. 61 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono; scene access. He Touched Me: The Gospel Music Of Elvis Presley [DVD] DVD Did you know the three Grammys Elvis won in his lifetime were all for "Sacred" and "Inspirational" music? Forty of the King's greatest gospel songs, including "How Great Thou Art," "Peace in the Valley," "Bosom of Abraham," "Put Your Hand in the Hand," "Amazing Grace" and many more, are featured in this special two-disc program that also includes vintage performance footage and interviews with some of Elvis' friends. Sander Vanocur narrates. 180 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English. Classic Albums: Elvis Presley: Elvis Presley [DVD] DVD America's (and the world's) pop culture was never the same after RCA Records released Elvis' eponymous debut album, which featured such now-classics as "Blue Suede Shoes," "Heartbreak Hotel" and more, in 1956. Hear from Sun Records founder Sam Phillips about Presley's early recording career, along with interviews with music historians and one of Elvis' ex-girlfriends, and rare home movie footage and performance clips of the soon-to-be "King." 57 min. Elvis: The Missing Years [DVD](2002) DVD This special collector's package includes a DVD with rare footage of Elvis, documenting important events in his life and his two years of U.S. Army service in Germany. Also includes a 55-minute audio documentary, along with a 32-page color booklet, and a seven-song CD featuring "That's All Right Mama," "Maybellene" and "Blue Moon of Kentucky." 140 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo. Elvis: The Great Performances [DVD] DVD "The King" lives on in this pair of hit-filled programs that traces the career of rock and roll's first and greatest superstar. Vintage early TV appearances, songs from Elvis' hit films, concert footage, and rare home movies are combined to span his 20-year-plus legacy. Includes "Elvis: The Great Performances: Center Stage" and "Elvis: The Great Performances: The Man and the Music." 110 min. Standard; Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital stereo; interview. Elvis!: Lights! Camera! Elvis! Collection [DVD] DVD Eight-disc set includes "King Creole," "G.I. Blues," "Blue Hawaii," "Girls! Girls! Girls!," "Fun in Acapulco," "Roustabout," "Paradise, Hawaiian Style," and "Easy Come, Easy Go." This Is Elvis (Two-Disc Special Edition) (1981) [DVD] DVD Entertaining and informative, this documentary on "the King of Rock and Roll" features home movies, rare concert footage and newsreels. Told in a unique fashion by Elvis himself (through use of an impressionist), the film traces his life from boyhood to his sad, untimely death. PG-rated version; 102 min./Extended version; 144 min. Standard/Widescreen; Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital Surround stereo, Dolby Digital mono; Subtitles: English, French; featurette; theatrical trailers. Two-disc set. Elvis: That's The Way It Is (Two-Disc Special Edition) (1970) [DVD] DVD One of the finest concert documentaries on Elvis, featuring backstage footage, interviews with fans, and highlights from his record-breaking 1970 tour. Over two dozen songs, including "Suspicious Minds," "Love Me Tender," "Bridge Over Trouble Water," "In the Ghetto," and "Can't Help Falling in Love," are performed. PG-rated version; 108 min./Special edition version; 96 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English; Subtitles: English, French; bonus footage. Two-disc set. Elvis: #1 Hit Performances & More, Vol. 2 [DVD] DVD Get "All Shook Up" once more with this second collection of timeless performances by Elvis Presley that were filmed between 1956 and 1973. Includes such treasures as a performance of "I Want You, I Need You, I Love You" from "The Steve Allen Show," "Bossa Nova Baby" from the film "Fun in Acapulco," "An American Trilogy" from "Elvis: Aloha from Hawaii," and more. 39 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English. Elvis On Elvis: Elvis Talks... [DVD] DVD Think you know all there is to know about Elvis Presley? Think again! Featuring rare and never-before-seen footage and interviews, this release presents an incredible look at Elvis' life and music. Includes anecdotes from Presley, insights from his bodyguard and much more. 110 min. total on two discs. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono; deleted scenes; featurette; photo gallery. Elvis: The Birth Of Rock N' Roll [DVD](2004) DVD The early days of the King of Rock and Roll are explored in this insightful documentary focusing on Elvis' upstart career in 1954-1955. Along with interviews with Presley's guitarist Scotty Moore and other close associates, vintage footage and rare recordings, the program also provides a unique perspective on the life and experiences of the beloved icon. 80 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English. Elvis Has Left The Building [DVD](2004) DVD From the director of "My Big Fat Greek Wedding" comes this outrageous romantic comedy following an Elvis-obsessed cosmetics saleswoman (Kim Basinger) with a knack for accidentally killing Presley impersonators. While on the run from the FBI, she encounters an executive (John Corbett) whose wife also has issues with the King. With Annie Potts, Sean Astin, Pat Morita, Angie Dickinson, and--in a cameo--Tom Hanks. 90 min. Elvis: Rare Moments With The King [DVD](1990) DVD He's gone, but he's not forgotten, and this sampling of buried treasures featuring Elvis Presley will help keep the memory alive. Little-seen news footage, TV clips, comedy bits and more make this a must-have item. 58 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono. Elvis: Love Me Tender: The Love Songs [DVD] DVD You can't help falling in love with this look at the romantic side of Elvis Presley's music. Rare concert and movie footage, archival photos, and interviews trace the tender ballads that marked the King's career. "I Want You, I Need You, I Love You," "It's Now or Never," "Are You Lonesome Tonight," "The Wonder of You," and "Always on My Mind" are among the featured favorites. Ashley Judd narrates. 120 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English. Elvis Presley: Heartbreak Hotel [DVD](2007) DVD Who hasn't taken a walk down Lonely Street and checked into "Heartbreak Hotel"? Elvis Presley's suggestive, dynamic hit single is the subject of this episode from the "Impact: Songs That Changed the World" series. The program explores the 1956 rock 'n' roll hit and how it came to define (partially, at least) the King's enduring appeal. 36 min. Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo. The Concise Elvis' Memphis: A Magical History Tour [DVD](2007) DVD University of Memphis historian and Elvis expert Mike Freeman takes you on a guided tour of Memphis, pointing out various locations relevant to the legend of the King's life. Including stops at Sun Studios and Elvis' high school, as well as local eateries where Presley dined and the karate school where he cultivated his signature moves, this documentary offers a rare study of Elvis' roots. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo. Elvis: #1 Hit Performances [DVD] DVD Who is Elvis Presley if he's not the man who made "Heartbreak Hotel," "Hound Dog," "Love Me Tender," "All Shook Up," and "In the Ghetto" immortal rock 'n' roll hits? These and 10 other unforgettable performances by the King, compiled from 1956-1973 TV, film, and concert appearances, are featured in this program no Elvis fanatic can be without. 40 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English stereo; bonus footage.