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.
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Rick Richards is a helicopter pilot who wants to set up a charter flying service in Hawaii -- along the way he makes some friends, including a young Hawaiian girl and her father, romances Judy Hudson, and sings a few songs.
Michael D. Moore
Deke Rivers is a delivery man who is discovered by publicist Glenda Markle and country-western musician Tex Warner who want to promote the talented newcomer to fame and fortune, giving him every break he deserves. Romantic complications arise as Susan, another singer in the group, offers him devoted admiration as Glenda leads him on with promises of a golden future. Written by
Early Elvis that, probably due to distribution problems, is his most
obscure. A decent if unexceptional film that contains one of his more
popular songs "Teddy Bear" as well as the title tune. It tells a simple
tale of a country bumpkin looking for a place in the world and
incidentally having a great voice and star power to burn. While most
Elvis films except for his worse usually have at least one quality
performer, Barbara Stanwyck in Roustabout, Gig Young in Kid Galahad,
Angela Lansbury in Blue Hawaii etc., this one has one of the better
casts with Lizabeth Scott, Wendell Corey and in the first film of her
brief pre-convent career Dolores Hart. A pleasant entertainment.
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