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Love Me Tender

  • Film

Time Out says

Presley's debut film. It's basically a standard Western, about three Confederate brothers who steal a Union payroll and take it back to the family farm when the war is over. This is where Elvis comes in and the Western opts out - he's the younger, fourth brother, who has married the older brother's girl. A feud ensues, Presley gets filled with lead (but not before his pelvis and voice-box have had a workout), and finally reappears as a ghost, reprising the title number over his own grave. From debut to necropolis all in the space of a single movie.
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Release Details

  • Duration:89 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:Robert D Webb
  • Screenwriter:Robert Buckner
  • Cast:
    • Richard Egan
    • Debra Paget
    • Elvis Presley
    • Robert Middleton
    • William Campbell
    • Neville Brand
    • Mildred Dunnock
    • Bruce Bennett
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