King Creole – 1958

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King Creole - 1958

KING CREOLE "Trailer"-1958

Elvis’s fourth movie was filmed only a few months before his induction into the army. He played Danny Fisher, a young delinquent who just flunked out of high school. He quits his job as a busboy in a nightclub, and one night he gets the chance to perform. Success is imminent and the local crime boss Maxie Fields wants to hire him to perform at his night club The Blue Shade. Danny refuses, but Fields won’t take no for an answer…

One of the co stars of King Creole.. Walter Matthau said of Elvis…

“He [Elvis Presley] was an instinctive actor…He was quite bright…he was very intelligent…He was not a punk. He was very elegant, sedate, and refined, and sophisticated.”

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