FILMING OF FIRST MOVIE ON THIS DAY IN 1956

  
love me tender poster

Three days after signing with Colonel Tom Parker, Elvis Presley began
filming his first movie, The Reno Brothers, later renamed Love Me Tender,
shortly after his double sided hit, "Don’t Be Cruel" / "Hound Dog", reached
number one.

 

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Elvis with a prop knife on the set during the filming of ‘Love Me Tender’

 

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Elvis Presley signs an autograph on the set of his first movie

posted by Bob Karm in ANNIVERSARY,DEBUT,HISTORY,MOVIES,MUSIC,PROMOTIONS,WESTERN and have Comment (1)

One Response to “FILMING OF FIRST MOVIE ON THIS DAY IN 1956”

  1. Nancy K imbrough says:

    Name of photographer of B & W stills from the movie set of Love Me Tender ??? I own an unpublished copy of Elvis on the back lot , striking a dancing pose with 2 other men.

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