This Is Elvis (1981)

This Is Elvis
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating PG
Runtime 1hr 41mins.
Genres Biopic, Music
Keywords rock 'n' roll
Status Released
US Release Date
  
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Sir Paul McCartney Song ("I Wanna Hold Your Hand") 120859 8000052
John Lennon Song ("I Wanna Hold Your Hand") 120859 8000053
Carl Douglas Song n/a 120859 8000054
Jimmy Van Heusen Song ("It's Nice to Go Trav'ling") 120859 8000051
Furry Lewis Song n/a 120859 8000050
Harry Godwin Song ("Furry Lewis' Blues") 120859 8000048
Marty Wareski Song ("Back Porch Blues") 120859 8000049
Elvis Presley Song Performer ("Marie's the Name of His Latest Flame" "I'll Fly Away" "Moody Blue" "Suspicious Minds" "Sixty Minute Man" "Rocket 88" "Mystery Train" "That's When Your Heartaches Begin" "That's All Right" "My Baby Left Me" "Witchcraft" "Shake, Rattle and Roll" "Flip, Fl 120788 8000055
Frank Sinatra Song Performer ("Love Me Tender" "It's Nice to Go Trav'ling") 120788 8000056
Carl Douglas Song Performer ("Kung Fu Fighting") 120788 8000061
Paul Anka Theme Lyrics English lyrics("My Way") 120861 8000062
Charles Hughes Set Decorator n/a 165 9000001
The Beatles Song Performer ("I Wanna Hold Your Hand") 120788 8000060
Sammy Davis Jr. Song Performer ("It's Nice to Go Trav'ling") 120788 8000059
Furry Lewis Song Performer ("Furry Lewis' Blues" "Back Porch Blues") 120788 8000057
Joey Bishop Song Performer ("It's Nice to Go Trav'ling") 120788 8000058
Elvis Presley Song songs("Heartbreak Hotel" "Don't Be Cruel" "Love Me Tender") 120859 8000047
Scott Davis Song ("Memories") 120859 8000046
Carl Perkins Song ("Blue Suede Shoes") 120859 8000035
Chuck Berry Song ("Too Much Monkey Business" "The Promised Land") 120859 8000036
Wayne C Thompson Song ("Always on My Mind") 120859 8000037
Bix Reichner Song ("I Need Your Love Tonight") 120859 8000034
Sid Wayne Song ("I Need Your Love Tonight") 120859 8000033
Vera Matson Song ("Love Me Tender") 120859 8000031
Tony Joe White Song ("I've Got a Thing About You Baby") 120859 8000032
Mark James Song ("Always on My Mind" "Moody Blue" "Suspicious Minds") 120859 8000038
Johnny Christopher Song ("Always on My Mind") 120859 8000039
Lucien Thibault Song ("My Way") 120859 8000044
Billy Strange Song ("Memories") 120859 8000045
Jacques Revaux Song ("My Way") 120859 8000043
Claude Francois Song ("My Way") 120859 8000042
Roy Turk Song ("Are You Lonesome Tonight?") 120859 8000040
Lou Handman Song ("Are You Lonesome Tonight?") 120859 8000041
Joe Esposito Consultant n/a 120784 12000001
Jerry Schilling Consultant n/a 120784 12000002
Mark M. Wolper Production Associate n/a 120822 25000005
George Taylor Post-Production post-production liaison 120945 25000006
Kathy Westmoreland Other vocal accompaniment 120795 26000001
Wesley Van Eaton Production Associate n/a 120822 25000004
Irving Katoni Production Associate n/a 120822 25000003
Robert Allen Production Associate n/a 120822 25000001
Donna Daves Production Associate n/a 120822 25000002
Myrna Smith Other vocal accompaniment 120795 26000002
The Jordanaires Other vocal accompaniment 120795 26000003
George Sidney Other film extract("Viva Las Vegas" (1964)) 120795 26000008
Norman Taurog Other film extract("G.I. Blues" (1960)) 120795 26000009
Hal Kanter Other film extract("Loving You" (1957)) 120795 26000007
Richard B Thorpe Other film extract("Jailhouse Rock" (1957)) 120795 26000006
The Sweet Inspirations Other vocal accompaniment 120795 26000004
Robert D Webb Other film extract("Love Me Tender" (1956)) 120795 26000005
Jim Breshears Sound Effects Editor sound effects editor supervisor 327 14000005
Gregg Landaker Sound sound rerecording 120816 14000004
Jessica Berman-Bogdan Research n/a 458 12000007
Jill Hawkins Research n/a 458 12000008
Janet Haymen Research n/a 458 12000009
Carol Fleischer Research n/a 458 12000006
Michael Ochs Research n/a 458 12000005
Colonel Tom Parker Technical Advisor n/a 537 12000003
Ron Furmanek Research research coordinator 458 12000004
Margaret Henry Research n/a 458 12000010
Hal Potter Research n/a 458 12000011
Bill Varney Sound sound rerecording 120816 14000002
Steve Maslow Sound sound rerecording 120816 14000003
Mike Denecke Sound sound recording 120816 14000001
Rod Wilson Makeup n/a 353 13000003
Frank Tauss Costumes (men) 120828 13000001
Judy Truchan Costumes (women) 120828 13000002
Roy C Bennett Song ("GI Blues") 120859 8000030
Sid Tepper Song ("GI Blues") 120859 8000029
Andrew Solt Director n/a 2 2000002
Malcolm Leo Producer n/a 3 3000001
Andrew Solt Producer n/a 3 3000002
Malcolm Leo Director n/a 2 2000001
Joe Esposito Narrator Narration 120790 1000021
Michael Tomack Voice of Vernon Presley 475 1000019
Linda Thompson Voice n/a 475 1000020
David Wolper Executive Producer n/a 174 3000003
Bonnie Peterson Associate Producer n/a 171 3000004
John Whittle Assistant Director n/a 163 5000003
Bea Dennis Post-Production Supervisor n/a 120796 5000004
Auriel Sanderson Production Coordinator n/a 162 5000005
Rob Stein Assistant Director n/a 163 5000002
Lorin Salob Unit Production Manager n/a 182 5000001
Malcolm Leo Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
Andrew Solt Screenplay n/a 120778 4000002
Virginia Kiser Voice of Gladys Presley 475 1000018
Lisha Sweetnam Voice of Priscilla Presley 475 1000017
Debbie Edge Actor Gladys Presley 1 1000006
Larry Raspberry Actor Dewey Phillips 1 1000007
Furry Lewis Actor Bluesman 1 1000008
Rhonda Lyn Actor Priscilla Presley 1 1000005
Lawrence Koller Actor Vernon Presley 1 1000004
Paul Boensch Actor Elvis Presley--Age 10 1 1000002
Johnny Harra Actor Elvis Presley--Age 42 1 1000003
Liz Robinson Actor Minnie Mae Presley 1 1000009
Dana MacKay Actor Elvis Presley--Age 35 1 1000010
Emory Smith Actor Scotty Moore 1 1000015
Ral Donner Voice of Elvis Presley 475 1000016
Jerry Phillips Actor Bill Black 1 1000014
Andrea Cyrill Actor Ginger Alden 1 1000013
Knox Phillips Actor Sam Phillips 1 1000011
Cheryl Needham Actor Linda Thompson 1 1000012
John J Connor Camera Operator n/a 239 6000001
Gil Hubbs Camera n/a 120798 6000002
Lou Willie Turner Song ("Flip Flop and Fly") 120859 8000018
Mae Boren Axton Song ("Heartbreak Hotel") 120859 8000019
Tommy Durden Song ("Heartbreak Hotel") 120859 8000020
Charles Calhoun Song songs("Shake Rattle and Roll" "Flip Flop and Fly") 120859 8000017
Cy Coleman Song ("Witchcraft") 120859 8000016
Arthur Crudup Song ("That's All Right" "My Baby Left Me") 120859 8000014
Carolyn Leigh Song ("Witchcraft") 120859 8000015
Jerry Leiber Song ("Hound Dog" "Jailhouse Rock") 120859 8000021
Mike Stoller Song ("Hound Dog" "Jailhouse Rock") 120859 8000022
Kal Mann Song ("Teddy Bear") 120859 8000027
Bernie Lowe Song ("Teddy Bear") 120859 8000028
Otis Blackwell Song ("Don't Be Cruel") 120859 8000026
Claude Demetruis Song ("Mean Woman Blues") 120859 8000025
Johnny Moore Song ("Merry Christmas Baby") 120859 8000023
Lou Baxter Song ("Merry Christmas Baby") 120859 8000024
George Brown Song ("That's When Your Heartaches Begin") 120859 8000013
William Raskin Song ("That's When Your Heartaches Begin") 120859 8000012
Walter Scharf Music n/a 120781 8000001
Mickey Newbury Music Arranger ("An American Trilogy") 121019 8000002
J D Sumner and The Stamps Performer n/a 120819 8000003
Glenn Farr Editor co-editor 172 7000002
Bud Friedgen Editor n/a 172 7000001
Phillip Savenick Video video sequence 120800 6000003
Gil Hubbs Photography n/a 120835 6000004
Jerome "Doc" Pomus Song songs("Marie's the Name of His Latest Flame" "Viva Las Vegas") 120859 8000004
Mort Shuman Song songs("Marie's the Name of His Latest Flame" "Viva Las Vegas") 120859 8000005
Herman Parker Jr. Song ("Mystery Train") 120859 8000010
Sam Phillips Song ("Mystery Train") 120859 8000011
Jackie Brenston Song ("Rocket 88") 120859 8000009
Rose Mark Song ("Sixty Minute Man") 120859 8000008
Albert Brumley Song ("I'll Fly Away") 120859 8000006
William Ward Song ("Sixty Minute Man") 120859 8000007
David Scott Actor Elvis Presley--Age 18 1 1000001
Synopsis
The life and career of Elvis Presley are chronicled. Presley is seen in home movies, concert footage, and some of the events in his life are dramatized by actors. Subjects that are highlighted include his early performances, his time in the army, his appearance on the Ed Sullivan Show which was controversial at the time, his marriage, his comeback concert in 1968, and the deterioration of his health due to drugs which lead to his death.