Turner Classic Movies Salute Elvis

As part of the Elvis Week celebration, Turner Classic Movies is paying tribute to the king with 24 hours of Elvis Presley's movies during their Summer Under the Stars series.

Elvis-fan favorites "Elvis on Tour," "Jailhouse Rock," and "Viva Las Vegas" are just a few of the king's motion pictures airing this evening on TCM.

Elvis fans can also check out TCM's Elvis timeline tribute by visiting www.tcm.com and check in with GetGlue and get the exclusive Elvis sticker. All you have to do is check-in to Elvis as a movie star anytime during August 16!

Elvis fans can get complete coverage of each day's events with new video, photos, and our featured fan blog added daily to www.ElvisWeek.com. Also, check-in to Elvis Presley on GetGlue and get your exclusive Elvis Week 2012 sticker!

Source: Elvis.com / Updated: Aug 17, 2012
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Steve V (profilecontact) wrote on Aug 19, 2012report abuse
Since Turner seems to only show MGM movies, they should ban them all except for J Rock, Viva, and the 2 documentaries. The rest are all cheesy , awful affairs. I cant tell you how much abuse I took from my friends this week! I cant even sit through them myself, so I had no argument.
snowplow floater (profilecontact) wrote on Aug 18, 2012report abuse
" Hot Damn", my last comment was meant for the Nick Adams article, i misunderstood the guy in the picture for Dennis Hopper Rebel without a cause, Its Elvis Week.
snowplow floater (profilecontact) wrote on Aug 18, 2012report abuse
A Rebel and a King, What's the difference!!
Natha (profilecontact) wrote on Aug 18, 2012report abuse
Though I have them on DVD I watched them and as usual enjoyed them. There are so many musical movies and even non sense movies that I appreciate them. It is light entertainment and that is what we sometimes need in life and especially now-a-days when times are rough. I appreciate that TCM amongst others select Elvis Movies these days!
Puer Aeternus (profilecontact) wrote on Aug 18, 2012report abuse
I saved Elvis on Tour and Jailhouse Rock on my DVR. Already finished Elvis on Tour yesterday. Ever since Ted Turner gave up colorizing movies once and for all, TCM has always done it right. That's why I used the DVR to record those even though I have them on disc already. Robert Osborne is a great host supplied with plenty of nuggets of information. It's nice that at least one channel gives Elvis his due when the time comes.
GEORGE (GK) (profilecontact) wrote on Aug 18, 2012report abuse
At least, twice a year, faithfully, (Elvis Birthday & Elvis week) the TCM channel broadcasts a marathon of Elvis movies.
And I Thank them for doing this and presenting the movies in full Letterbox quality. It was a joy to watch the movies ! Keep up the excellent work !

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