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    Unique ID Code: 0000133166
    Added by: David Beckett
    Added on: 14/8/2010 14:54
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    The King Lives On!
    Certificate: U
    Running Time: 168
    Retail Price: £19.99
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    Content Type: Movie

    In a career-defining performance that many consider to be the finest movie portrayal of The King to date, Kurt Russell (who was nominated for the Outstanding Lead Actor Emmy for his role) stars in the title role in a movie that would mark the first of his now legendary five collaborations with Carpenter (Escape From New York; The Thing; Big Trouble In Little China; Escape From LA).

    Tracing Elvis' life from 1945 - when, as a ten-year-old boy living in Tupelo, Mississippi, he received his first guitar - to 1969 and his triumphant return to the stage at the International Hotel in Las Vegas (his first public shows in nearly ten years), Elvis lovingly and faithfully recreates the key moments in the King's life, from his meteoric rise to fame, his time in the army, his mother's untimely death and his fateful meeting with Priscilla Beaulieu to his ill-advised movie career, the birth of his daughter, Lisa Marie, and his incredible comeback.

    Special Features:
    • Audio Commentary by Ronnie McDowell (Elvis' singing voice) and Edie Hand (Elvis' cousin)
    • Bringing A Legend To Life the original 1979 'making of'
    • Rare Clips From American Bandstand - Elvis Day (4th July 1964)
    • Photo Gallery
    • Song Selection

    Video Tracks:
    1080p Widescreen 1.78:1

    Audio Tracks:
    DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 English

    Subtitle Tracks:

    Directed By:
    John Carpenter

    Written By:

    Kurt Russell
    Shelley Winters
    Bing Russell
    Robert Gray
    Season Hubley
    Pat Hingle
    Melody Anderson
    Ed Begley Jr.
    James Canning
    Charles Cyphers
    Peter Hobbs
    Les Lannom
    Elliott Street
    Will Jordan
    Joe Mantegna

    Casting By:
    Joyce Selznick

    Soundtrack By:
    Joe Renzetti

    Music From:
    Elvis Presley

    Director of Photography:
    Donald M. Morgan

    Christopher Holmes
    Ron Moler

    Costume Designer:
    Suzanne Grace
    Richard Mahoney

    Anthony Lawrence

    Executive Producer:
    Dick Clark

    Fremantle Home Entertainment

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