Frankie and johnny is the twelfth soundtrack album by american singer and musician elvis presley, released on rca victor records in mono and stereo, lpmlsp 3553, on march 1, 1966. Frankie and johnny elvis presley sottotitolato gocciadiluna057. Frankie and johnny united artists 1966 elvis movies. Easy come easy go girl happy spinout elvis on tour kid. Frankie and johnny vhs, 1996, movie time for sale online. Elvis presley frankie and johnny elvis movies version. Frankie and johnny is undoubtedly one of, if not the, worst of elvis presley s films. At first this elvis presley feature felt like a breath of fresh air, as its a costume piece set aboard an oldtime riverboat where elvis plays an irresponsible and compulsive gambler named johnny. Normally, elviss movie soundtracks are either generally great or generally bad, although some of the bad soundtracks include a couple of decent songs. Elvis presley frankie and johnny movie version 1966. I thought id seen every single elvis presley movie until realizing id never gotten around to frankie and johnny 1966. The dvd of the frankie and johnny is available from ebay and amazon.
Frankie and johnny are married, a 2003 comedy film about a troubled production of terrence mcnallys play. Mind you, none of elvis films were academy award material, but this film looked as if it were a hokey madefortv movie rather than a theatrical release. Frankie and johnny 1966 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. Mar 06, 2015 the film frankie and johnny was released in 1966. Frankie and johnny found elvis presley playing a riverboat gambler, cruising up and down the mississippi, placing bets, and falling in love. Frankie and johnny, elvis presley s 20th movie, was another themed musical, this time taking on the flavour of the mississippi showboat era. Elvis presley scene from frankie and johnny united. However, the frankie and johnny soundtrack is an anomaly because most of it is listenable and quite enjoyable, yet none of the songs rises to the level of greatness.
In keeping with the old ballad, frankie and johnny s romance is threatened by the. The complete gospel recordings 2000 if i can dream. A slight change of pace for elvis presley, frankie and johnny was a lighthearted musical based on the folk song, frankie and johnny. Elvis presley frankie and johnny live neue film version 2016 marco hainbach. Enter nellie bly nancy kovack, the lover of johnnys boss, whose presence coincides with a change in johnnys luck. Frankie and johnny, 1936 film costarring lilyan tashman.
Frankie and johnny was elvis 20th movie, made just after harum scarum and before paradise, hawaiian style. Romping, colorful presley vehicle with plenty of songs and good comedy from harry morgan and donna douglas. Habitual gambler and musician johnny elvis presley performs at a riverboat casino on the mississippi river, along with his girlfriend, frankie donna douglas. Elvis presley s films from best to worst a list of 31 titles created 14 dec 20 elvis a list of 31 titles created 16 jul 2015. Frankie and me we were lovers oh lordy how we could love swore wed be true to each other just as tr. Presley s first single with rca, heartbreak hotel, was a worldwide hit, reaching the no. Habitual gambler and musician johnny elvis presley performs at a. Longer than any available bootleg version, and sounding just fine even though it is from a mono acetate. And make no mistake, in an industry in which most projects lost money in the sixties, recognition of elvis.
Elvis presley started working on the film on 11 april 1965. Johnny presley is a riverboat gambler who becomes convinced that a redhead is his good luck charm problem is, frankie douglas is a blonde. Jailhouse rock clambake king creole viva las vegas cadillac records blue hawaii elvis. A riverboat singer with a weakness for gambling wants to find his lucky red head, but his girlfriend frankie is not amused. With elvis presley, donna douglas, harry morgan, sue ane langdon. Frankie and johnny is a 1966 film that stars elvis presley in his twentieth movie role. Thats the way it is flaming star fun in acapulco loving you roustabout g. The original score was composed by marvin hamlisch.
Frankie and me we were lovers oh lordy how we could love swore wed be true to each other just as true as stars above i was her man, she cau. Frankie and johnny, elvis presleys 20th movie, was another themed musical, this time taking on the flavour of the mississippi showboat era. A slight change of pace for elvis presley, frankie and johnny was a. Frankie and johnny 1966 frankie and johnny scene 1212. The singles discography of elvis presley began in 1954 with the release of his first commercial single, thats all right.
Frankie and johnny is a 1966 musical starring elvis presley as a riverboat gambler. Frankie and johnny 1966 elvis presley as johnny imdb. The role of frankie was played by donna douglas, star of the hit television series, the beverly hillbillies. Frankie and johnny 1966 habitual gambler and musician johnny elvis presley performs at a riverboat casino on the mississippi river, along with his girlfriend, frankie donna douglas. Elvis presley and frank sinatra on the timex television special, welcome home elvis, presley s first television appearance after the army, still of elvis presley in frankie and johnny frankie and johnny were lovers. Frankie and johnny, a 1991 film based on terrence mcnallys play. Featuring hilarious support from harry morgan and eleven original presley tunes, frankie and johnny is a surefire romp pretty girls, a toetapping score and elvis all the way. Elvis presley frankie and johnny 1966 trailer 60 sec. Elvis presley stars in frankie and johnny with donna douglass is a light hearted mussical with lots of good songs elvis fans will love this elvis movie and the bluray is excellent. Frankie and johnny elvis presleys 20th movie turns 50. Jul 07, 2012 a pop popculturally interesting and relevant scene. Please dont stop loving me frankie and johnny elvis. Frankie and johnny original soundtrack by elvis presley.
Elvis presley scene from frankie and johnny united artists 1966 timothysideburns. Donna douglas best known as elly may from the beverly. The role of frankie was played by donna douglas from the. Donna douglas singing voice is obviously dubbed as is harry morgans. Elvis presley dvd the mississippi rivers never seen as many wild twists as in this spirited and extravagant riverboat ride which stars elvis presley and donna douglas. Frankie and johnny features elvis playing the role of a river boat gambler on the mississippi river. A pop popculturally interesting and relevant scene.
Elvis presleys films from best to worst a list of 31 titles created 14 dec 20 elvis a list of 31 titles created 16 jul 2015. Frankie and johnny is a 1991 american romantic comedy film directed by garry marshall and starring al pacino and michelle pfeiffer in their first film together since scarface 1983. The movieclips channel is the largest collection of licensed movie. Frankie and johnny original soundtrack elvis presley. Elvis voice has a certain edge to it which makes this track a great addition.
Its available on dvd but id never watched it primarily because the dvd was flat letterboxed and not 16. Elvis twentieth movie was frankie and johnny a remake of a 1936. Since i couldnt say it better id like to quote from the excellent book the rough guide to elvis by paul simpson which in my opinion is. Elvis presley in frankie and johnny 1966 elvis presley and donna douglas in frankie and johnny 1966. Its period setting means the films accompanying soundtrack is loaded with retro dixieland, a decision that keeps elvis far, far away from the. Frankie and johnny 1965 rotten tomatoes movie trailers. In the original song, the title characters are lovers whose romance goes awry when redheaded nellie bly steals johnny away from frankie. Frankie and johnny is undoubtedly one of, if not the, worst of elvis presleys films. The essential elvis presley remastered 2007 the classic christmas album 2012 elvis christmas album 1957 peace in the valley. The role of frankie was played by donna douglas from the beverly hillbillies tv series. In keeping with the old ballad, frankie and johnnys romance is threatened by the. Recording sessions took place at radio recorders in hollywood, california, on may 12, and 14, 1965.
At lunch and at breaks elvis and donna would get into some heavy spiritual conversations. This release of the movie soundtrack by ftd in their special edition movie soundtrack series features improved remastering of both the original lp and the bonus alternate takes and much more the cd itself contains both previously released and. Frankie and johnny was a remake of a 1936 republic pictures film starring helen morgan as st. Frankie and johnny is a 1966 american musical film starring elvis presley as a riverboat gambler. A rash of bad luck leads johnny to a fortuneteller, who informs him of a redheaded good luck charm. Frankie and johnny full movie hd quality elvis presley. Elvis presley frankie and johnny elvis movies version lyrics. Elvis presley frankie and johnny 1966, vinyl discogs. Frankie and johnny is based on a folk song of the same name.
Frankie and johnny official trailer elvis presley movie 1966 hd. In frankie and johnny, elvis presley sings a dozen songs while playing a riverboat gamblersinger who plays both sides of the romantic fence in an effort to. I can still see a movie been made based on this song. Both were studying the works of paramahansa yogananda and were close to the president daya mata. Normally, elvis s movie soundtracks are either generally great or generally bad, although some of the bad soundtracks include a couple of decent songs. Elvis presley and frank sinatra on the timex television special, welcome home elvis, presleys first television appearance after the army, still of elvis presley in frankie and johnny frankie and johnny were lovers. Hector elizondo, nathan lane and kate nelligan appeared in supporting roles.
It stars elvis presley as a riverboat gambler named johnny and donna douglas best known for playing elly mae clampett on the beverly hillbillies television series as his love interest frankie. Watch frankie and johnny online stream full movie directv. Blues frankie and johnny tickle me love me tender kissin cousins stay away joe follow that dream charro. Elvis with the royal philharmonic orchestra 2015 you may also like see all. This film stars elvis presley as johnny, a mississippi gambler and donna douglas as his girlfriend frankie. Following his regional success on the sun records label, presley was signed to rca records on november 20, 1955.1133 423 1576 999 1470 262 1092 1473 203 1055 1066 1013 276 7 767 590 1418 528 644 233 1077 1429 1139 367 1607 185 1283 1193 200 636 637 1561 1533 465 635 1097 1199 1278 56 90