King Creole In Color?

United States

#1 Oct 11, 2009
While listening to the George Klein radio show last night, he mentioned that somewhere in a vault in LA there is a color version of King Creole. If that is true (I for one hope it is), I think it would be great if that version was released on DVD for all the fans.

“Philip Lean is a ****”

Since: Aug 09

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#2 Oct 12, 2009
The only colourised movie is Jailhouse Rock.

If there is a colour version of Creole, it is possibly unofficial.

And it can STAY in the vaults.

NO black and white movie should be colourised!

You don't tamper with art, even if it's just a movie.


#3 Oct 12, 2009
no, they wouldn't have shot it in both colour and B&W

at the time, colour was used mostly for musicals and comedies

B&W was still the standard for drama and serious films

King Creole was directed by the same man who directed Casablanca

B&W films have a lot more technical skill in them and should never be colorized

United States

#4 Oct 12, 2009
Guys, thanks for the info. Greatly appreciated.

Durbanville, South Africa

#5 Mar 2, 2013
Jailhouse Rock was not the only Elvis movie that was colorized. Love Me Tender was also colorized. I have them both on dvd. If it is true that King Creole was also colorized, I would love to get hold of it. Anyone know where I can get it? I would be eternal grateful for any info on where to get the colorized version of King Creole
Jennifer Grondl

Amsterdam, Netherlands

#7 Dec 20, 2015
Hey Charlie, I think thereīs one version of King Creole thatīs colorized.

Manchester, UK

#8 Jun 30, 2016
I have king creole in colour got it in the usa from collector but i still prefer the bw version

Huddersfield, UK

#9 Aug 3, 2016
Kjj wrote:
I have king creole in colour got it in the usa from collector but i still prefer the bw version
Have you any details of the contact in the USA for King Creole please.Thanks Chris

Concord, NC

#11 Jan 28, 2018
Oh , yes , I would like to see it in color !!

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