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(ABC, 2/11/1979, 180 mins). Cult director John Carpenter’s affectionate biography of The King from his boyhood through his spectacular rise to fame and ending with the Las Vegas nightclub appearance in 1969 that began Elvis’ resurgence and his final epoch. Kurt Russell, cinematographer Donald M. Morgan, and makeup specialist Marv Westmore each won an Emmy Award nomination.

Production Company dick clark productions. Director John Carpenter. Executive Producer Dick Clark. Producer Anthony Lawrence. Supervising Producer Tony Bishop. Teleplay Anthony Lawrence. Photography Donald M. Morgan. Music Joe Renzetti. Editor Tom Walls. Art Directors James E. Newport, Tracy Bousman.

Cast Kurt Russell (Elvis Presley), Shelley Winters (Gladys Presley), Bing Russell (Vernon Presley), Robert Gray (Red West), Pat Hingle (Col. Tom Parker), Season Hubley (Priscilla Presley), Melody Anderson (Bonnie), Ed Begley Jr. (D.C. Fontana), James Canning (Scotty), Charles Cyphers (Sam Phillips), Peter Hobbs (Jim Denny), Les Lannom (Sonny West), Elliot Street (Bill Black), Will Jordan (Ed Sullivan), Joe Mantegna (Joe Esposito), Galen Thompson (Hank Snow), Ellen Travolta (Marion), Abi Young (Natalie Wood), Felicia Fenske (Lisa Marie Presley), Randy Gray (Elvis [as a boy]), Meg Wyllie (Grandma), Charlie Hodge (Himself), Nora Boland (Teacher), Larry Geller (Himself), Jim Greenleaf (2nd reporter), Dennis Christopher, Mark Dennis, Bill Erwin, Mario Gallo, Del Hinkley, Ted Lehman, Jack McCulloch, Larry Pennell, Ed Ruffalo, Ken Smolka, David Stafford, Dennis Stewart, Dick Young, Christian Berrigan.

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