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Category: Crime, Drama, Music/Musical, RomanceNotable as: Crime FictionSub-Category: Musical, Romance Film, Musical Drama, Crime Fiction, DramaNarrative location: New OrleansRuntime: 115 - 116 minutesLanguage: EnglishCountry: United StatesFilming location: New OrleansDirector: Michael Curtiz, Hal B. Wallis, Herbert Baker, Michael V. GazzoScreenwriter: Herbert Baker, Michael V. GazzoMusic: Walter ScharfCinematography: Russell HarlanStars: Carolyn Jones, Elvis Presley, Walter Matthau, Brian G. Hutton, Vic Morrow, Dean Jagger, Dolores Hart, Paul Stewart, Jan Shepard, Liliane Montevecchi Producer: Hal B. WallisStudio: Paramount PicturesAward details: (details at IMDb)

King Creole is a 1958 American musical drama film directed by Michael Curtiz and starring Elvis Presley, Carolyn Jones, and Walter Matthau. Produced by Hal B. Wallis and based on the 1952 novel A Stone for Danny Fisher by Harold Robbins, the film is about a nineteen-year-old who gets mixed up with crooks and involved with two women. Presley later indicated that of all the characters he portrayed throughout his acting career, the role of Danny Fisher in King Creole was his favorite. To make the film, Presley was granted a 60-day deferment from January to March 1958 for beginning his military service. Location shooting in New Orleans was delayed several times by crowds of fans attracted by the stars, particularly Presley. The film was released by Paramount Pictures on July 2, 1958, to both critical and commercial success. The critics were unanimous in their praise of Presley's performance. King Creole peaked at number five on the Variety box office earnings charts.

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