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Eddie Presley (1992)

Unrated | | Comedy, Drama | March 1992 (USA)
An Elvis impersonator with a wounded psyche, unflinching in his quest to keep the King's spirit alive bets it all on one night of glory, a headlining spot at dingy Tinseltown dive.

Director:

Jeff Burr

Writer:

Duane Whitaker
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Duane Whitaker ... Eddie Presley
Robert Lowden Robert Lowden ... Spray Painter
Rick Askew ... Homeless Man
Enrique Angel Torres Enrique Angel Torres ... Homeless Man in Stairway
Patric Zimmerman ... Cook (as Pat Zimmerman)
Clu Gulager ... Sid
Melissa Cooper Melissa Cooper ... Aspiring Actress #1
Stacie Randall ... Tyranny (as Stacie Bourgeois)
Julie Rhodes Julie Rhodes ... Foxey (as Julie Rhode-Browne)
Lee Zimmerman Lee Zimmerman ... Street Puppeteer
Will Huston Will Huston ... Ace (as William Leon Edwards)
Ian Ogilvy ... Captain Starch
Rusty Cundieff ... Guard
Gilberto Rodriquez Gilberto Rodriquez ... Guard (as Gilbert Rodriguez)
Joel Weiss ... Guard
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An Elvis impersonator with a wounded psyche, unflinching in his quest to keep the King's spirit alive bets it all on one night of glory, a headlining spot at dingy Tinseltown dive.

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"Deep down we all want to be The King."

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Certificate:

Unrated
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

March 1992 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Burbank, California, USA See more »

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Color
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Moving film about a down-on-his-luck Elvis impersonator.
21 November 2004 | by filmbuff1974See all my reviews

I just loved this bittersweet film about a down-on-his-luck Elvis impersonator who plans his big comeback at a small-time seedy Hollywood night club.

The film has a supporting cast of equally touching characters who are clearly just barely existing on the fridges of the Hollywood show business community.Yet despite this sad state of existence there is a inner dignity to Eddie Presley and the other characters that is touching and wonderfully uplifting.

If you like movies about show business and especially that of show business in Hollywood, then this film is definitely worth a look.


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