Elvis Presley 1965
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Frankie & Johnny DVD
Set of Frankie & Johnny
In 1965 Elvis got heavily involved in the spiritual stuff. Larry Geller made himself very impopular with the Memphis Maffia by "brainwashing" Elvis. In co-star Donna Douglas Elvis found a connection and instead of the usual dating Elvis exchanged books and ideas with her. They spoke of Daya Mata and the Self-Realization Fellowship and meditated together. After the shooting Elvis gave away dozens of trademark "brotherhood" wristwatches, showing his well-known generosity.

Please Don't Stop Loving Me

Still on the set Elvis donated $50,000 to the Motion Picture Relief Fund in a special ceremony where Frank Sinatra and Barabara Stanwyck showed up to accept the cheque.

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