His photos have been on exhibition across the globe and have been part of the Smithsonian Institutes traveling gallery.
Elvis starred in a number of movies, over 30 of them, during his lifetime. One film that was quite popular is “Jailhouse Rock”. It tells the story of the story of a young singer who is trying to make it big in Hollywood. Elvis co-stars with Judy Tyler and Mickey Shaughnessy. The film was made in Tennessee and released in October 1957. It was produced by Metro Goldwyn-Mayer and directed by Richard Thorpe.
There have been a few television shows that have depicted the life of the king. However, the 1990 version that was played on ABC is quite notable.
It has 13 episodes filmed and detailed the life of Elvis before he became a rich and famous star. Even though the television station created 13 episodes, only 10 episodes were aired during the evening. The Elvis TV show was stopped and the remaining three episodes were play on alternate channels.
Much is known about Elvis in his musical career and even his personal life, but not much is known regarding his acting life in Hollywood. Elvis began his acting career on the behest of his manager “the colonel”. When he agreed he test screened with a stringless guitar. Elvis said he just wanted to act, he didn’t want to sing in his movies, but after some encouragement from Colonel Parker, a singing movie star was born.
Elvis was born in 1935 and he died in 1977 while at home. His last meal was cookies and ice cream.