Hal Kanter watched the final Elvis Hayride concert and wrote the script for Loving You.
Hal Kanter, Elvis Presley, Wendell Corey and Lizabeth Scott:
The Nice Guy who makes good, Freedom of Speech and Rock n Roll.
Throw in a broken down country band and a manipulative press agent.
Desert Fury (1947) Paired Scott and Corey fighting over the same man in this Hayes Code era Western, mildly replayed as they fight over Elvis in Loving You – an early rocksploitation flick loosely based on Elvis.
Bandleader Corey vies with Ex Wife/PR Agent for Elvis.
Loving You would be Lizabeth Scott’s last movie, the Film Noir Actress with the huskey Bacall voice was outed as a lesbian by a gossip magazine. Scott’s attempt at a lawsuit was lost on a technicality of filing rather than that she was a lesbian.
As a musical and not serious movie, Loving You was filmed in colour.
Dolores Hart with Elvis on the Farm and at the Fair
Hart would play against Elvis a second time in King Creole.
Loving You’s Red & White cowboy suit and the Teddy Bear song
That barely sanitized for movie audiences – comes across in his performance
not just the way he moved his body
The power of Eyelashes
the passion of teenagers
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Nov 10, 2011 – Director and comedy writer known for his Elvis films and the hit TV … The director and writer Hal Kanter, who has died aged 92, was one of the …
Also along on the road trip was director Hal Kanter, who was gathering background for Presley’s upcoming Paramount movie, “Loving You.”
Feb 6, 2015 – Lizabeth Scott, who played an aloof and alluring femme fatale in such film noir classics as I Walk Alone, Pitfall and Dark City, has died. She was …
Sal Mineo visits Elvis on the set of Loving You