His family, including a half-brother, Clint, live a typical life on the Texan frontier. Blues, had been a success at the box office and had led to one of his best-selling albums. ‘Elvis By Request - Flaming Star’ in the USA was a Compact 33rpm EP, a new format, released April 1961. 1 Disc: (4/1969) Blue label. Flaming Star was Elvis' post-army chance to prove himself in a dramatic role and as a serious actor.. Elvis had complained about his previous film 'GI Blues' being so lightweight. He has, of course, rather a distance yet to go to dramatic power and polish. Description Flaming Star : Elvis Presley DVD - Definitely a contender for the underwhelming title of Best Elvis Movie, this handsomely shot Western actually makes Elvis act, rather than coast on his personality. Vintage Records, ELVIS, FLAMING STAR, Elvis Records, Elvis Vinyl, Vinyl Record, Record Vinyl, Vintage Vinyl, Records, Vinyl, 1969 Records OffbeatThings. ** from ****. That's the only possible explanation for the existence of Elvis Sings Flaming Star, a low-priced LP that showed up in the late winter of 1969, encompassing songs drawn from across eight years of Elvis' … To parties all alone. A musician and a publicist help a delivery man achieve stardom. 20th Century Fox Studios - 10201 Pico Blvd., Century City, Los Angeles, California, USA. [9] Johnson later recalled that the studio "said they couldn't make it because it would cost too much for a western and a western couldn't get in as much as it would cost, something like that. A troubled young man discovers that he has a knack for writing when a counselor encourages him to pursue a literary career. [8] In May 1958, Fox announced that a film version would start shooting the following month. Songs featured on the EP were 'Flaming Star', 'Summer Kisses, … and 'It's Now Or Never' as filler. It was reissued for normal retail channels as Elvis Sings Flaming Star in March 1969, becoming the first Elvis P… Singer Presents Elvis Singing Flaming Star And Others. It was another small step forward for Elvis in his goal of becoming a serious actor. "It was OK to change the title and have a song written about a star," he said. Label: RCA International (Camden) ‎– INTS 1012. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the 1969 Vinyl release of Elvis Sings Flaming Star on Discogs. Barbara Eden Elvis Co-Star in Flaming Star 1960 Elvis Presley Memories: Barbara Eden “I Dream of Jeannie” star Barbara Eden remembers Elvis Presley. However, it was permanently banned in cinemas in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania, as colonial government officials in those British territories were concerned that the movie could reignite racial tensions in the aftermath of the recent Mau Mau uprising. Watch the video for Flaming Star from Elvis Presley's Command Performances: The Essential 60's Masters II for free, and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists. A report from the Elvis weekend 2020 and an interview with a Norwegian author, Borge Haugstad, give an extra Scandinavian touch. The film was released on videocassette by Key Video in February 1985 as part of the release of 11 videos to mark the 50th anniversary of Presley's birth. Pacer soon finds himself caught between the two worlds, part of both but belonging to neither. Los Angeles Times 16 Aug 1960: 20. (As though to underscore the point, the two obligatory songs are dispensed with under the opening credits and in the first scene.) Description FTD release of 'Flaming Star', a special limited edition ' Classic Album ' CD, as with previous releases this is 'as an album' as if it were released as such originally. 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. 6 product ratings - * OOP * Don Siegel's THE FLAMING STAR - Elvis Presley - RARE TWILIGHT. A publicity still from the film was used by Andy Warhol to create several silkscreens, among them numerous versions of "Single Elvis", "Double Elvis" and "Elvis I and I" and "Eight Elvises", as well as at least four "Triple Elvis" paintings and "Elvis Times Eleven", which is currently housed at the Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh. Flaming Star is a 1960 American Western film starring Elvis Presley and Barbara Eden, based on the book Flaming Lance (1958) by Clair Huffaker. It reached number 14 in the EP charts. With Elvis Presley, Barbara Eden, Steve Forrest, Dolores del Rio. 0 bids. Singer Presents Elvis Singing "Flaming Star" And Others ‎ (LP, Comp) RCA Victor. Elvis Presley plays Pacer Burton, the son of a Kiowa mother and a Texan father working as a rancher. It reached number 14 in the EP charts. [12], The film received generally positive reviews, with a few critics lauding Presley's performance and noting his improvement as an actor. The son of a white rancher (John McIntire) and his beautiful Kiowa Indian wife (Dolores DelRio). He thought Siegel "did a first-rate job and also Presley did. When fighting breaks out between two cultures in West Texas, the mixed-blood Pacer tries to act as a peacemaker, but the "flaming star of death" pulls him irrevocably into the deadly violence. A riverboat singer with a weakness for gambling wants to find his lucky red head, but his girlfriend Frankie is not amused. "Flaming Star" Flaming Star, Elvis Presley’s sixth motion picture, opened in theaters around the country in December 1960. "[17] Eventually, Presley demanded that two songs be removed, leaving just the title song and a short number at the opening birthday party scene. Camden stereo upper right corner. "[14], Fox wanted a theme song, so Huffaker changed the title to Black Star, which he felt would be more fitting for a song than Flaming Lance would be. "[18], Filming started in August 1960. 28, Iss. Starring: Elvis Presley Steve Forrest Barbara Eden Dolores del Río John McIntire. Author Revises Story So Presley Can Sing 1, 1961 This cobbled-together EP included two songs from his previous motion picture, another straight drama with … That's the only possible explanation for the existence of Elvis Sings Flaming Star, a low-priced LP that showed up in the late winter of 1969, encompassing songs drawn from across eight years of Elvis' recording history. Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Solomon, Aubrey. Released: 1970. New Elvis Presley Will Be Unveiled Los Angeles Times 6 Sep 1960: C11. "Flaming Star". [20], The film was released only one month after G.I. Get premium, high resolution news photos at Getty Images Flaming Star … But 'Flaming Star' and 'G.I. The film then opened to segregated theaters, starting in Durban in early June. "[26], Johnson eventually saw the film and said he "liked it very much." Menu. He knows his time, his time has come. Tape is in used condition with signs of use, age and storage. The film has some action, a fine supporting cast, lots of melodrama; the critics liked it and certainly Charles G. Clarke's beautiful cinematography is worth seeing in widescreen. Photographer Greg Nolan moonlights in two full-time jobs to pay the rent, but has trouble finding time to do them both without his bosses finding out. Its creation, though, can be traced back to August 1956, when Colonel Parker negotiated a contract with 20thCentury Fox for the studio to produce Elvis’ first film, Love Me Tender. US. Jan 29, 2017 - Explore G Harbert's board "Elvis in Flaming Star" on Pinterest. He's a quiet, some may say stolid, presence, acting a great deal just with his eyes--though one aches for him to loosen up. "[14], Director Don Siegel shot tests with Presley wearing dark contact lenses but decided that they detracted from Presley's acting too much and discarded them. Elvis Presley 8-track Tape C'mon Everybody RCA Pickwick 1971 untested . What's more his slight Mississippi accent is no problem in a film set in West Texas. The other native American. Keep track of everything you watch; tell your friends. Elvis' Flaming Star is the second track of ‘Man It Feels Like Space Again’, Ponds' sixth album. 1968. Barbara Eden, “God, what a talent he was! [14], Fox insisted on the addition of four songs. "I took two weeks rewriting the script and only ten days of the book," he said. ----- Flaming Star – Elvis Presley ----- Written by: Edwards/Wayne From the movie "Flaming Star" (1963) Tabbed by: maguri Tuning: Standard ----- capo: 3rd fret play: C key: Eb For chords in original key transpose +3 and "use flats" ----- [Intro] | C | C | Am | Am | [Verse] C Am Ev'ry man, has a flaming star C F A flaming star… With the Singer Sewing Company sponsoring Elvis’ upcoming one-man television special in December, the Colonel and RCA sanctioned a promotion that allowed Singer to sell a newly created budget-priced album exclusively in its stores for a period of three months after the broadcast. Lanham, Maryland: Scarecrow Press, 1989. Given the full, virile build-up, he plays the half-breed with a brooding presence that is surprisingly effective. [7], Film rights were purchased by 20th Century Fox and Nunally Johnson was assigned to write the script. 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