Discussion in 'Visual Arts' started by Bink, Aug 22, 2021.
Allied Artists. An independent.
I presume that they were swallowed by one of the bigger studios - do you know if Tickle Me is on blu-ray? Just to add to the @Pelvis Ressley list for those hunting them!
While the company still exists (not sure of that history or details, the ‘original’ company closed in the late 70’s) their catalog has been sold in parts to MGM, Warner and Paramount.
Oops! Good catch, thank you!
Tickle Me was Allied Artists as noted above. It's now under the WB catalog. There was a DVD release, but no BD.
The good news was that it got a German Blu-ray release (under the title Cowboy Melodie) which I think is not region locked.
That is correct--it's not region locked. The same with the German BD of Change Of Habit
Elvis Presley as Willy Wonka? The films the King of Rock’n’Roll almost made
I wish original TTWII,Loving You and Blue Hawaii was released on bluray,the rest...still only on dvd... I can live without
Loved hearing Tom Hanks speak about the Elvis films on Colbert, perhaps the last time the words "Harem Scarum," will be uttered on a primetime network.
I stumbled upon this thread, and after reading the comments on his movies, I decided it was time to get them . So far, I only have Loving You, but I have the 17 disc collection on order now. Found it used on Amazon for about 50 bucks. Yes, Loving You is the legitimate release . Also, I know they're not movies, but I did get the 68 Comeback and Aloha specials, 2004 deluxe editions. After I get all of them and have time to watch, I'll try to give my reviews.
You could be in for a rough ride!
I just heard that Blue Hawaii 4K is now available thru Apple Itunes and that a disc release will be out later this year.
Sounds great to me
Fantastic news! I’m hoping the positive reviews of the new Elvis movie - and the additional interest it might generate in Elvis - will shake loose some of the rights holders to get the remaining movies out on Blu-ray while there’s still an audience for physical product.
Here’s a podcast interview with Andrea Kalas (Sr. Director of Asset Management at Paramount) on the restoration of both King Creole and Blue Hawaii for 4K. Not sure if this means King Creole will also get a 4K physical disc release:
Elvis Presley's Early Film Career
She mentions the new Baz Elvis movie being a factor in this release.
Awesome. I will be pre-oredering that for sure. I have all the Elvis Blu-ray releases except for "Tickle Me (Cowboy Melodie)".
"Loving You" had a 4K transfer a couple of years ago, but couldn't be released due to song liscensing issues. I hope they can resolve that.
For a movie like this, I'm kind of curious in terms of supplemental material or cut scenes, was there anything left from the filming of interest in that regard?
There's one thing ... I don't know if I can tell you about it, actually.
Maybe a surprise coming up later.
I'll leave it at that. There's something we discovered recently that maybe we'll be revealing later. I don't know. I never know what I'm supposed to talk about. So I'm going to just say that.
Read More: Paramount Archivist Andrea Kalas On Spiffying Up Elvis Presley's Blue Hawaii For The 21st Century [Interview]
I just did a search for Blue Hawaii on Apple (both on the app on my Roku and ITunes on my IPad) and all I can find are 1080P versions - does anyone have a way to locate the 4K version?
I just finished watching Kid Galahad, which I got for $1.25 at my local Dollar Tree. It may not be Raging Bull, but it has a charm of its own. It was great seeing Charles Bronson and even Ed Asner. I got my money’s worth and more.
Nevermind, found it on Vudu! It’s available by itself or as part of an eight film Elvis bundle which I may spring for as it has the 4K King Creole too.
I used up Savers coupon today to pick up the following:
It Happened At The World’s Fair
I’m looking forward to seeing race car driver Elvis!
Stepping Out of Line, perhaps?
A hot dog eating contest with Ito.
I watched It Happened At The World’s Fair last night. I figured that since I started the weekend with Elvis, I might as well finish it up w/an Elvis movie. As everyone here as previously stated, it’s a steaming pile of mediocrity, w/unbelievable plot points. It blows my mind that Gary Lockwood would later be in 2001, the little girl would later be a politician, not to mention Kurt Russell. By the way, the “dream car” featured in the film was a Pontiac Firebird, a concept car made by General Motors for the GM Futurama, a car show, as well as the ‘62 World’s Fair and whose name was later taken for Pontiac’s version of the Camaro.
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