Viva Las Vegas

Viva Las Vegas

Elvis Presley
Director: George Sidney Cast: Elvis Presley
Elvis Presley
, Ann-Margret
Ann-Margret
, Cesare Danova
Cesare Danova
George Sidney

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Overview

Viva Las Vegas, one of Elvis Presley's most popular vehicles, adheres as rigidly to formula as a Kabuki dance. Elvis plays a race-car driver competing in the Las Vegas Grand Prix opposite his principal rival, Cesare Danova. To finance his entry, Elvis takes a job as a casino waiter. Naturally, he is occasionally prevailed upon to sing, making one wonder why he didn't choose this talent as a means of making some quick cash. As always, Elvis chases all the wrong girls, only to ignore the "right" one, portrayed by Ann-Margret in her considerable youthful prime (We're supposed to believe that A-M is the daughter of irascible William Demarest. So much for the reliability of gene pools). With a pre-fat Presley, an indescribably gorgeous Ann-Margret, and no fewer than 12 songs on the soundtrack, how could Viva Las Vegas help but reap a fortune at the box office?

Product Details

Release Date: 08/07/2007
UPC: 0012569797840
Original Release: 1964
Rating: NR
Source: Warner Home Video
Region Code: 1
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Sound: [Dolby AC-3 Surround Sound]
Time: 1:25:00
Sales rank: 7,876

Special Features

Commentary by Steve Pond, author of Elvis in Hollywood; New featurette: Kingdom: Elvis in Vegas; Digitally remastered for imporved picture quality ; Soundtrack remastered in Dolby Digital 5.1 as well as original Mono; Theatrical trailer; Subtitles: Français (main feature. bonus material/trailer may not be subtitled)

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Elvis Presley Lucky Jackson
Ann-Margret Rusty Martin
Cesare Danova Count Elmo Mancini
William Demarest Mr. Martin
Nicky Blair Shorty Farnsworth
Jack Carter Himself
Larry Barton Son of Lone Star State
John Burnside Son of Lone Star State
George Cisar Manager at Swingers
Howard Curtis Statler
Ford Dunhill Driver
Roy Engel Mr. Baker
Henry Fleer Son of Lone Star State
Alan Fordney Race Announcer
Barnaby Hale Mechanic
Claude Hall Son of Lone Star State
Pete Kellett Ad-Lib
Larry Kent Race Official
Lance Le Gault Son of Lone Star State
Rick Murray Delivery Boy
Bob Nash Big Gus Olson
Eddie Quillan Master of Ceremonies
Mike Ragan Ad-Lib
Ivan Triesault Head Captain
Robert B. Williams Mr. Swanson
Teri Garr Showgirl
Laura Lamb Actor

Technical Credits
George Sidney Director,Producer
Sally Benson Screenwriter
Joseph Biroc Cinematographer
Edward C. Carfagno Art Director
Jack Cummings Producer
George W. Davis Art Director
Donfeld Costumes/Costume Designer
Henry W. Grace Set Decoration/Design
John McSweeney Editor
George R. Nelson Set Decoration/Design
George Stoll Score Composer
William J. Tuttle Makeup
David Winters Choreography

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Viva Las Vegas
1. Title Song Credits [2:18]
2. Winning Intentions [4:03]
3. Real Sporty Model [3:28]
4. Showgirl Search [4:09]
5. The Yellow Rose of Texas [2:58]
6. The Lady Loves Me [5:51]
7. Try Me [2:48]
8. C'mon Everybody [4:00]
9. Land/Sea/Air Courtship [6:07]
10. Today, Tomorrow and Forever [1:37]
11. The Climb [1:42]
12. Wha'd I Say? [2:48]
13. Real Kind of Tree [4:46]
14. Dinner for One Too Many [5:50]
15. If You Think I Don't Need Obe [2:29]
16. Appreciation [4:45]
17. Viva Las Vegas [2:50]
18. Unprized Prizes [2:36]
19. I Need Somebody to Lean On [3:07]
20. Motor Running [:20]
21. My Rival [2:04]
22. Rusty - and Oily [2:36]
23. Las Vegas Grand Prix [3:45]
24. Finish Line [4:37]

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