TCM remembers Elvis Presley on August 16

Aug 15, 2012 Full story: Examiner.com

Turner Classic Movies commemorates the 35th anniversary of Elvis Presley 's death with a full day of Elvis movies scheduled for Thursday, August 16, 2012.

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AJR

Springfield, MO

#1 Aug 15, 2012
Turner Classic Movies commemorates the 35th anniversary of Elvis Presley’s death with a full day of Elvis movies scheduled for Thursday, August 16, 2012. The programming continues TCM’s month of Summer Under the Stars events and presents 14 films starring the legendary rock & roll king, including many of his most iconic screen roles.

The day’s films begin at 6 a.m. Eastern with “It Happened at the World’s Fair”(1963), followed by “Kissin’ Cousins”(1964) at 8 a.m.“Girl Happy”(1965) airs at 9:45 a.m., and “Harum Scarum”(1965) rounds out the morning at 11:30 a.m.

The afternoon lineup includes “Double Trouble”(1967) at 1 p.m.,“Stay Away Joe”(1968) at 2:45 p.m., and “Charro!”(1969) at 4:30 p.m. Elvis appears in one of his final screen roles in “The Trouble with Girls”(1969) at 6:15 p.m.
AJR

Springfield, MO

#2 Aug 15, 2012
At 8 p.m., fans can see the 1972 documentary,“Elvis on Tour,” followed by “Jailhouse Rock”(1957) at 9:45 p.m. Elvis stars with Ann-Margret in “Viva Las Vegas”(1964) at 11:30 p.m. The late night films include “Speedway”(1968) at 1 a.m.,“Spinout”(1966) at 2:45 a.m., and “Live a Little, Love a Little”(1968) at 4:30 a.m.

Summer Under the Stars continues all month, with each day showcasing a different classic movie actor or actress. Other upcoming stars of the day include Katharine Hepburn on August 17, Freddie Bartholomew on August 18, and Eva Marie Saint on August 19. Check the official TCM website for more information about the month’s schedule.

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