Love Me Tender

🤟as Mr. You have made my life complete, And I love you so. 20th Century Fox released 575 prints, a record for its studios at the time; normal releases were only 200—300. Douglas remains silent, believing that Donald will ignore him regardless. By August 17 Fox announced the four brothers would be played by James Drury, Cameron Mitchell, Presley and Egan. When he first met his future manager, , he expressed an interest in the movies and his desire to be an actor. He sings but the script is so constructed that the situations are logical. As Presley's movie debut, it was the only time in his acting career that he did not receive top billing. Filming [ ] Presley arrived for filming with all of his lines learned, as well as the lines for all the other parts. Release [ ] Love Me Tender had its premiere on November 15 at the in New York City, and was released nationally on November 21, 1956. Plot [ ] Presley plays Clint Reno, the youngest of the four , who stays home to take care of his mother and the family farm as older brothers Vance, Brett and Ray fight in the for the. "Presley Video Blitz Slated". As Donald passes Thomas at Crovan's Gate, Thomas questions where Douglas is. " Presley's role had originally been turned down by both and because the part was too small. With a series of successful network television appearances and chart-topping records, he became the leading figure of the newly popular sound of rock and roll. as Martha Reno — Mother• Wallis, who had produced classics such as , , and , had promised Presley that he would look for dramatic roles to let the singer take his acting career seriously. by Brett Cullum at , March 30, 2006. In the summer of 2006, the film was released on DVD in a special 50th anniversary issue. The film reaches its tragic climax with Clint's death during a final shootout. as Mr. Love me tender, Love me true, All my dreams fulfilled. Down at the End of Lonely Street: Life and Death of Elvis Presley. However, despite this belief, and due to Wallis being unable to find a project "good enough for the debut of Elvis Presley", he was loaned out to 20th Century Fox on August 13 and began work on Love Me Tender on August 22. Donald is aware that he has left Douglas behind, but not that he has taken all of his coal and water. Robert Buckner wrote a script and David Weisbart became a producer with to direct. External links [ ]• as Confederate Soldier uncredited Elvis Presley [ ] Before his success as a singer, Presley had shown interest in becoming an actor. With his long brown hair and sideburns he looks legitimate too in terms of the period. " Additional details on this expedition can be found in the external links, below. 2004: :• "He will surprise a lot of people who go to see him because his presence is just a gimmick. Filming of the movie's climactic sequence, including the death scene for Presley's character, took place at the Bell Moving Picture Ranch in the west of the on the outskirts of Los Angeles. Weibsart said during the shoot Presley was "humble, polite, solicitous. Toby leaves with Douglas' crew. " When Presley appeared on during a break in filming the movie, on September 9, he performed "Love Me Tender" for the first time. Back at the junction, Toby passes Douglas, who tells Toby that he has fallen out with his twin. Another possible idea that Wallis mulled over was to pair Presley with. The twins clear the tracks to the Search and Rescue Centre. "" — Nominated Soundtrack [ ] Main article: The movie has four Elvis Presley songs: , , , and. as Cathy Reno — Clint's wife• Later, they arrive at another junction. Davis• Presley's first RCA single, "Heartbreak Hotel", was released in January 1956 and became a number one hit in the United States. [ ] In interviews during his rise to fame, Presley would often talk about his hopes of attending somewhere like the. "Egan Chosen to Star in 'Reno Brothers '". Douglas does not mind; his fire has not gone out, so he is able to melt the snow on him. According to Presley's then girlfriend, June Juanico, he was reluctant to take the role after realizing that his character died at the end, but he was persuaded to do it after she told him that the characters audiences were most likely to remember were the ones who had a tragic fate. William Campbell played another brother. as Clint Reno — Youngest brother• Fox bought the screen rights in August 1952 and assigned to produce. For my darlin I love you, And I always will. Years of prescription drug abuse severely compromised his health, and he died suddenly in 1977 at his Graceland estate at the age of 42. 'The Top Box-Office Hits of 1956', Variety Weekly, January 2, 1957• Donald is on the other side of the island when he meets Thomas again. A somewhat more realistic film telling the story of the Reno Brothers, starring , had been released by in 1955. The researchers were able to locate the site by combining details from Love Me Tender and the movie , which also filmed on the "Rocky Hill. The youngest Reno brother is laid to rest at the family farm. Presley attended a private screening of the film on November 20 at Loew's State Theater in prior to its national release. S'help me the boy's real good, even when he isn't singing. He found filming quite tasking, once commenting to a friend that he had spent a whole day "behind a team of mules". Accompanied by guitarist Scotty Moore and bassist Bill Black, Presley was a pioneer of rockabilly, an uptempo, backbeat-driven fusion of country music and rhythm and blues. These are folk tunes or hoedowns that — except for the title piece, a ballad — have Elvis' rhythms. The test lasted three days and included Presley performing two scenes from , and lip-syncing to Blue Suede Shoes. p250• He won three competitive Grammys, received the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award at age 36, and has been inducted into multiple music halls of fame. by Janet Branagan at Apollo Movie Guide. Donald ignores his twin, creating tension between the two. The moment Presley's casting was announced, Fox was deluged with queries about the film from Presley's fans. when at last my dreams come true Darling this I know Happiness will follow you Everywhere you go. Siringo• " His first screen test, a scene from the play The Girls of Summer, resulted in drama coach Charlotte Clary declaring to her class of students, "Now that is a natural born actor". Actually he plays an acting part in a legitimate story and he does it very well. OSCAR GODBOUT Aug 17, 1956. It was decided to expand his part and give him some songs to sing. 2002: — Nominated• " Previews and Reshoots [ ] Test screenings of the film resulted in people being upset at the death of Presley's character. " 'Fifth Miracle' Bought; Mason Spots 'Jane Eyre'; Richards New Cowpoke". at the• The film was not put into production immediately. The subplot of unresolved passion carries the film; it is made clear from the outset upon the Reno brothers' return home that Cathy still loves Vance, although she is true to the younger Clint. CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list• Two weeks later RCA confirmed that advanced sales of the single had resulted in it going Gold before even being released—an industry first. Movie reviews [ ]• " Presley would later tell his friend Cliff Gleaves that he found this type of reaction from his cinema-going fans embarrassing, and that it had prevented him from being accepted as a serious actor. Love me tender, Love me long, Take me to your heart. The New York Times called Presley's casting "somewhere between fantasy and drama" and said his next film would be for Paramount, The Lonesome Cowboy. References [ ] Twentieth Century Fox: A Corporate and Financial History The Scarecrow Filmmakers Series. Donald says he left Douglas back at the junction as he leaves the station. The film, named after , stars , , and in his acting debut. Plot Snow has come early to the and Donald and Douglas are tasked with clearing the tracks. as Pardee Fleming uncredited — Vance war buddy• The twins begin accusing each other of ignoring everything the other one says, so when the drops, they begin pulling in opposite directions. He was co operative with us, never late, and very serious about acting. They stop at a junction to see which way they should go. Thomas quietly notes to Annie and Clarabel that Donald has both his own tender and Douglas'. On April 10, Presley confidently announced during a radio interview that his debut feature would be The Rainmaker with and. A conflict of interest ensues when Vance tries to return the money against the wishes of some of his fellow Confederates, all of whom are being sought by the U. Hopper, Hedda Aug 16, 1956. "WALD WILL FILM 'THE HARD HATS': Producer Plans Third Movie for Fox--TV Announcer Signs Acting Contract Behind Prison Walls". Home media [ ] The film was released on by in February 1985 as part of the release of 11 videos to mark the 50th anniversary of Presley's birth. It was featured in a slipcase, and included a set of 4 reproductions. The coupling drawbar between Douglas and his tender breaks and Donald leaves Douglas at the junction, taking the coach and Douglas' tender with him. Brown; Broeske, Peter; Pat 1998. In the end, the money is returned, the Reno brothers are released, and the other three ex-Confederates are arrested. In August 1956, Richard Egan signed to play the lead. Lewis had just separated from his comedy partner after a successful run of seventeen movies together, but again the idea was shelved. The Washington Post and Times Herald. Toby offers Douglas' help, which Douglas politely refuses. Accolades [ ] The film is recognized by in these lists:• He had worked as a cinema usher in his youth and would often watch his screen idols , , and during shifts, studying their acting and learning lines from their movies. Debra Paget was also signed before Presley. as Jethro uncredited• "ANOTHER 'OZ' TALE BOUGHT BY DISNEY: 'Dorothy and Wizard' Is 14th Acquired by Studio--M-G-M Will Film Zweig Novel". See also [ ]• 5 million US rentals Love Me Tender is a 1956 American film directed by , and released by on November 15, 1956. Contents• The Los Angeles Times wrote: "Elvis can act. " 'Tender Are Roots' Held Good Liberace Venture; 'Nutmeg' Eyed by Saint". eventually turned down his role and was replaced by. The Confederates come to a decision to keep the money as spoils of war, an issue that will come back into the plot after the Reno brothers return home. "WTOP'S Eddie Gallaher On Records". DVD reviews [ ]• Wallis considered Presley for a role in , a film about a "naive, innocent boy" who was struggling to make it as a musician in Manhattan, but he decided against it after another studio executive said, "Elvis Presley just doesn't look like that". Schallert, Edwin Aug 24, 1956. Schallert, Edwin Aug 17, 1956. Douglas suggests that they should clear the track up to Edward's Branch Line, but Donald does not think it is a good idea and decides that it is best to stick to. Lanham, Maryland: Scarecrow Press, 1989. This was the only time that Presley played a historical figure. Although Vance accepts this wholeheartedly "We always wanted Cathy in the family" , the family has to struggle to reach stability with this issue. by Mark Zimmer at digitallyOBSESSED! Also part of the disc are original trailers for Love Me Tender, and. as Vance Reno — Oldest brother• Within weeks it had recouped the costs of the negatives, and despite being released in November, the film finished 1956 as the 23rd highest-grossing film of the year. " Presley would later express regret at making the film, and was disappointed that the additions of songs had set up the future of his Hollywood career. Ill be yours through all the years, Till the end of time. Honor prevails for Vance, but jealousy turns Clint into an irrationally thinking rival for the love of the heroine. He also insisted that he would not like to sing in any of his movies because he wished to be taken seriously as a film star. On their way back to the junction, they get stuck behind Toby, who is being slowed down by the snow due to Donald ignoring Douglas' earlier suggestion to clear the Main Line. The twins have a coupled between their tenders, allowing them to clear the line in both directions, much like they did. as Brett Reno — Brother• "A Tolen Called Hollywood: Elvis Matches Dean's Skill Doin' What Comes Naturally". Presley is one of the most celebrated and influential. Love Me Tender was originally to be titled The Reno Brothers, but when advanced sales of Presley's "Love Me Tender" single passed one million—a first for a single—the film's title was changed to match. Brown; Broeske, Peter; Pat 1998. com, Retrieved 2010-02-18• Love me tender, love me long Take me to your heart For it's there that I belong And we'll never part Love me tender, love me true All my dreams fulfill For my darling, I love you And I always will Love me tender, love me, dear Tell me you are mine I'll be yours through all the years 'Til the end of time. In his book Me And A Guy Named Elvis, Jerry Schilling recounts the atmosphere inside Loew's State Theater in Memphis during the premiere screening: "The screams of the girls around me made it just about impossible to follow the story—this was the first time I'd seen an audience treat a film like it was a live concert, loudly responding to every move made and word uttered by their favorite star. In little more than a month Presley had recorded all the songs for the film and had finished filming his scenes. Love me tender, Love me dear, Tell me you are mine. During this private screening Presley's mother, Gladys, cried at the death of her son's character at the end, leading Presley to insist that his characters would never die on screen again. It sold one million copies pre ordered and ultimately ended up selling two million copies. Contents• On 2 September, Fox announced the film's title would be changed from The Reno Brothers to Love Me Tender. However, Parker had a plan to cross-promote Presley's films with his music and this led to soundtracks being as important, if not more important, than the scripts. CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list• The family is mistakenly informed that eldest brother Vance has been killed on the battlefield. "I think he provides tremendous additional value in the role", said Weisbart. as Ray Reno — Brother• Critical reception [ ] Despite many critics giving it a lukewarm reception, a number of critics viewed it in a positive light. "3 STORIES ADDED TO MOVIE AGENDA: M-G-M Buys 'Ember Days,' Fox Acquires 'Reno Brothers, Nat Holt to Make 'Adobe Walls '". Wallis' partner, Joe Hazen, commented: "As a straight actor, the guy has great potentialities. The exact filming location, sometimes referred to among historians as the "Rocky Hill", remained elusive for almost 60 years, until the site was discovered on an expedition by filming location researchers in early 2015. Commercially successful in many genres, including pop, country, blues, and gospel, he is the best-selling solo artist in the history of recorded music. CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list• Website dedicated to Elvis Presley's Movies. as Major Kincaid• When they get to another junction, Donald asks Douglas whether he would prefer to stay on the Main Line or clear the line up to the castle. Russ Conway as Ed Galt — Vance war buddy• This was another kind of career for him. This time, Donald suggests that they should clear the tracks to the Search and Rescue Centre for the emergency vehicles, but Douglas thinks it is best for them to stick to the Main Line. On April 2, Wallis offered Presley a contract for one motion picture, with options on six more. The film was eventually made in 1960 with in the lead role. The disc contains the movie in its original widescreen letterbox format, plus audio commentary by noted Elvis historian, and member, Jerry Schilling. as Mike Gavin — Vance war buddy• Attempting to reach a compromise between the death and pleasing his fans, Presley filmed an extra scene and recorded an extra verse to the title track to be played over the end credits. Regarded as one of the most significant cultural icons of the 20th century, he is often referred to as the "King of Rock and Roll" or simply the "King". After four years of war, the brothers return home and find that Vance's former girlfriend Cathy has married Clint. Presley is one of the most celebrated and influential musicians of the 20th century. when the family is together after the war. The contract was finalized on April 25, and also stipulated that Presley was free to make at least one picture a year for other studios. Presley screen-tested for on March 26, 1956 at. Schallert, Edwin Aug 23, 1956. Production [ ] Development [ ] The film was originally called The Reno Brothers based on a story by Maurice Geraghty. For it's there that I belong, And well never part.。 。

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