Elvis Presley Signature Collection  (DVD)
Collection of six classic films starring Elvis Presley. In 'Jailhouse Rock' (1957) Presley plays Vince Everett, a youngster sent to prison for accidentally killing a man. While behind bars he takes up music and learns to be a rock and roll singer. Eventually he attracts the attention of a beautiful record company talent scout (Judy Tyler) and the path to fame appears before him. 'Viva Las Vegas' (1963) operates as a celebration of the gambling capital of America. Presley plays Lucky Jackson, a racing driver who finds that he can't keep his mind on the Las Vegas Grand Prix after he meets a sexy swimming instructor, Rusty Martin (Ann-Margret). Lucky must fend off Count Elmo Mancini (Cesare Danova), who also has his eye on grand prix victory and Rusty. In 'Spinout' (1966) freewheeling singer and racing driver Mike McCoy (Presley) has three beautiful women competing to get him down the aisle. Cynthia Foxhugh (Shelley Fabares) is a spoiled rich kid used to getting her own way, Les (Deborah Walley) is a drummer who believes her musical inclinations may win McCoy's heart and Diana (Diane McBain) is an author seeking out the perfect man. She believes she has found him, but McCoy's determination to drive an experimental new car in a race poses a danger to the plans of all three women. In 'Speedway' (1968) racing driver Steve Grayson (Presley) owes a debt to the US government of $145,000. He decides that the only way to pay the bill is to win the Charlotte 500 race and enters, determined to triumph and to win the heart of IRS agent Susan Jack (Nancy Sinatra) in the process. In 'It Happened at the World's Fair' (1962) the livelihood of crop dusters Mike (Presley) and Danny (Gary Lockwood) is stolen away from them when a sheriff impounds their plane because of Danny's gambling debts. The pair head to the World's Fair in Seattle, where Danny tries to earn the money back playing poker and Mike ends up looking after a little girl, Sue-Lin (Vicky Tiu). Finally, 'Harum Scarum' (1965) features Presley as action movie star Johnny Tyrone, whose real life becomes adventurous when he is drugged and kidnapped by underground assassins while on a goodwill tour of the Middle East. The assassins have seen Johnny's films and want to employ him to carry out the assassination of a desert king for them. Naturally, Johnny refuses and attempts a daring escape across the desert in the company of the beautiful Princess Shalimar (Mary Ann Mobley). Synopsis 6-Disc, 6-Film Set includes: Viva Las Vegas - Elvis Presley and vivacious Ann-Margaret sizzle in this dazzling funfest that's brimming with high-voltage musical numbers, roaring race cars and glittery Vegas action. Jailhouse Rock- In one of his best-loved films, Elvis Presley, stars as a small-time convict who uses his time in prison to practice music, then goes on to become a big-time performer. Co-stars Judy Tyler and Dean Jones. Spinout- Elvis Presley is at the wheel and headed for a romantic Spinout. Shelley Fabares (his co-star in Girl Happy) plays the lovestruck rich girl who always gets what she wants. Deborah Walley is the rock drummer eager for a love duet. Diane McBain is the bestselling author researching "The Perfect American Male"and who knows she's found him. Elvis sings Never Say Yes, Adam and Evil, All That I Am, the title number and the emphatic Stop, Look, Listen. Take Spinout out for a spin. Speedway - For the first time since he and Ann-Margaret proclaimed Viva Las Vegas, Presley pairs with a high-octane singing, dancing leading lady. The supersonic songlist include Let Yourself Go, Your Time Hasn't Come Yet, Baby and Your Groovy Self. Have a groovy time! It Happened at The World's Fair - Fun, music and Elvis all happen in this romp boasting one of the best backdrops of any Elvis Presley movie: the 1962 Seattle World's Fair, with its showpiece Space Needle, monorail and more. Harum Scarum- Go East, Young Man, sings show-biz star and martial arts wiz Johnny Tyronne. To hear is to obey. A clandestine group called the Assassins kidnaps Johnny and whisks him to a remote Arabian realm isolated from the world for 2,000 years.The kidnappers want Johnny to use his fighting finesse to kill a desert king. Johnny a hitman? No, he's a hit, man, a top singer of songs like Kismet, Harem Holiday and nine more, all part of the jammin', swashbucklin' fun of Harum Scarum.
Running Time: 535 minutes
Region: Region 2
Release Date: 26 Sept. 2011