Tulsa, a soldier with dreams of running his own nightclub, places a bet with his friend Dynamite that he can win the heart of an untouchable dancer...but when Dynamite is transferred, Tulsa must replace him in the bet.
After arriving back in Hawaii from the Army, Chad Gates (Elvis Presley) defies his parents' wishes for him to work at the family business and instead goes to work as a tour guide at his girlfriend's agency.
When he finds out his boss is retiring to Arizona, a sailor has to find a way to buy the Westwind, a boat that he and his father built. He is also caught between two women: insensitive club singer Robin and sweet Laurel.
Elvis plays Clint Reno, one of the Reno brothers who stayed home while his brother went to fight in the Civil War for the Confederate army. When his brother Vance comes back from the war, he finds that his old girlfriend Cathy has married Clint. The family has to struggle to reach stability with this issue. Vance is involved in a train robbery, while a Confederate soldier, of Federal Government money. There is a conflict of interest, when Vance tries to return the money, against the wishes of some of his fellow Confederates.Written by
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Under the terms of the management contract Elvis signed with Col. Tom Parker before making this film, Parker and Elvis split everything Presley ever earned 50/50. Although many contemporaries of his considered this an inequitable arrangement (most agents and managers at the time charged only a 10%-15% commission) Elvis always credited Parker's management of him as the main reason for his success, and therefore found the terms of their deal acceptable. See more »
When the locomotive engineer is ordered to halt his train, he applies an air brake. See more »
[Clint has just been shot after defending Vance... Cathy "Kit" Reno rushes to his side and takes him into her arms]
Just lie still.
[gasping for breath]
Kit... where's Vance? I gotta talk to him.
I'm here, Clint.
Vance, I didn't mean it! I swear I didn't mean it...
I know you didn't, Clint. You don't have to tell me. Everything's gonna be all right.
[looks at Kit, then at Vance]
Everything's gonna be all right
[last lines... gasps, then dies... Kit weeps]
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Opening credits prologue: April 10, 1865 See more »
Coloured version was released in early 1990's unofficially. See more »
This is definatley one of Elvis Presley's best movies. The plot is great, and a very strong supporting cast. When I see this movie, it's hard to believe that this is the same person who played in some of those pathetic movies later.
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