Elvis Films FAQ - Softcover

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If Elvis Presley had not wanted to be a movie star, he would never havesingle-handedly revolutionized popular culture. Yet this aspect of hisphenomenal career has been much maligned and misunderstood – partlybecause the King himself once referred to his 33 movies as a rut he hadgot stuck in just off Hollywood Boulevard. Elvis Films FAQexplores his best and worst moments as an actor, analyzes the bizarreautobiographical detail that runs through so many of his films, andreflects on what it must be like to be idolized by millions around theworld yet have to make a living singing about dogs, chambers ofcommerce, and fatally naive shrimps.

Elvis's Hollywood years are full of mystery, and Elvis Films FAQcovers them all! Which of his own movies did he actually like? Whatfilms did he wish he could have made? Why didn't he have an actingcoach? When will Quentin Tarantino stop alluding to him in his movies?And was Clambake really the catalyst for his marriage to Priscilla? Elvis Films FAQexplains everything you want to know about the whys and wherefores ofthe singer-actor's bizarre celluloid odyssey; or, as Elvis said, “I sawthe movie and I was the hero of the movie.”

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