Paradise Hawaiian Style (1966)

MICHAEL D. MOORE Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.  USA, 1966.  Wallis-Hazen.  Story by Allan Weiss, Screenplay by Allan Weiss, Anthony Lawrence.  Cinematography by W. Wallace Kelley.  Produced by Hal B. Wallis.  Music by Joseph J. Lilley.  Production Design by Hal Pereira, Walter H. Tyler.  Costume Design by Edith Head.  Film Editing by Warren Low….

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Love Me Tender (1956)

ROBERT D. WEBB Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 1956.  Twentieth Century Fox.  Story by Maurice Geraghty, Screenplay by Robert Buckner.  Cinematography by Leo Tover.  Produced by David Weisbart.  Music by Lionel Newman.  Production Design by Maurice Ransford, Lyle R. Wheeler.  Costume Design by Mary Wills.  Film Editing by Hugh S. Fowler.   Ridiculous melodrama that is merely an excuse for Elvis Presley (in his film debut)…

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Fun In Acapulco (1963)

RICHARD THORPE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1963.  Wallis-Hazen.  Screenplay by Allan Weiss.  Cinematography by Daniel L. Fapp.  Produced by Hal B. Wallis.  Music by Joseph J. Lilley.  Production Design by Hal Pereira, Walter H. Tyler.  Costume Design by Edith Head.  Film Editing by Stanley E. Johnson. Another Elvis Presley music-fest that serves as a collection of music videos in the days before MTV….

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Girls! Girls! Girls! (1962)

NORMAN TAUROG Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 1962.  Hal Wallis Productions.  Story by Allan Weiss, Screenplay by Edward Anhalt, Allan Weiss.  Cinematography by Loyal Griggs.  Produced by Hal B. Wallis.  Music by Joseph J. Lilley.  Production Design by Hal Pereira, Walter H. Tyler.  Costume Design by Edith Head.  Film Editing by Stanley E. Johnson.   The producers of this film seem to be slightly…

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Blue Hawaii (1961)

NORMAN TAUROG Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.   USA, 1961.  Hal Wallis Productions.  Story by Allan Weiss, Screenplay by Hal Kanter.  Cinematography by Charles Lang.  Produced by Hal B. Wallis.  Music by Joseph J. Lilley.  Production Design by Hal Pereira, Walter H. Tyler.  Costume Design by Edith Head.  Film Editing by Terry O. Morse. Elvis Presley gets out of the army and returns home to Honolulu, avoiding his…

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Viva Las Vegas (1964)

GEORGE SIDNEY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 1964.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.  Screenplay by Sally Benson.  Cinematography by Joseph F. Biroc.  Produced by Jack Cummings, George Sidney.  Music by George Stoll.  Production Design by Edward C. Carfagno, George W. Davis.  Costume Design by Donfeld.  Film Editing by John McSweeney Jr..   One of Elvis‘s most famous films that spawned the theme song that would come to symbolize the…

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