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Blue Hawaii

Comedy Australia 1961
By: Norman Taurog
Mon, 17 October 2022, 8:00 PM

In the 1961 film BLUE HAWAII, Elvis Presley sings about the beauties of the South Seas.

The year was 1961. Fallout shelters dot suburban backyards. Ken joins Barbie. Roger Maris slugs 61 home runs. And Elvis Presley is in paradise, playing an ex-G.I. who comes home to Blue Hawaii. His mother expects him to climb the corporate ladder. But Elvis would rather wear an aloha shirt than a white collar, so he goes to work as a tour guide. Lucky Elvis: his first customers are a careful of cuties. Elvis, lovely scenery, lovelier girls and rock-a-hula songs - now that's paradise!

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Film Info

Info

Title
Blue Hawaii
Genre
Comedy Feature Film
Release Date
01.01.1961
Country
  • Australia
Length
101 Minutes
Spoken Language
  • English
Color Format
  • Color

Crew

Director
Norman Taurog
A successful child actor and rather less successful romantic lead, Norman Taurog (1899 - 1981) found being behind the camera a more rewarding experience. Before becoming a director, he paid his dues … More

Camera
Charles Lang
Music
Joseph J. Lilley
Editing
Terry O. Morse
Screenwriter
Allan Weiss Hal Kanter

Cast

Angela Lansbury
Ronald Winter
Elvis Presley
Joan Blackman

Distribution

World Sales
Park Circus

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