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Elvis Presley -- from music to movies

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  • Relive the hits of Elvis Presley in a new DVD collection.

    Relive the hits of Elvis Presley in a new DVD collection.


"Elvis Presley: Elvis #1 Hit Performances"

Fans of the King of rock'n'roll will love this collection of Elvis Presley's hits. The music is taken from scenes of his various movies along with some of his television appearances. Besides the great music, you will also see the news conference when he returned from the Army, along with his New York Hilton news conference where he spoke about playing at Madison Square Garden. Songs include "Love Me Tender," "Are You Lonesome Tonight," "Jailhouse Rock," "Return to Sender," "All Shook Up" and "Hound Dog."

"Elvis Four Movie Collection 1"

Presley was not a great actor, but his fans could not see enough of him, so his films were a way to showcase his music. Many of his hits were written for a variety of films. Each films was a lot of fun, and featured Presley with a wide variety of women. The four films in this collection are "Girls, Girls, Girls," "Roustabout, "Fun in Acapulco" and "G.I. Blues."

"Riverdance: Live From Bejiing"

The great show "Riverdance" has been going strong for more than 15 years. Audiences all over the world have enjoyed the Irish dancers and music, and more than 22 million people have seen the show live. This program was filmed live at the Bejiing Exhibition Centre in high definition for the best video and audio reproduction. Fans of the show will not only see a magnificent performance, but the special features include the cast speaking about their lives in the show and on the road, along with interviews.

"McMillan & Wife: Seasons Four and Five"

In the 1970s, NBC ran the Sunday night Mystery Movie Series and featured a rotating roster of crime-solvers, including "McMillan & Wife." The show starred Rock Hudson as San Francisco police commissioner Stewart McMillan and Susan St. James as his wife Sally who, along with Sergeant Charles Enright (John Schuck), solved a variety of cases within the 90-minute framework of each show. The chemistry between cast members was excellent, and the show was kept loose by the McMillans' brash housekeeper Mildred (Nancy Walker.) The show ran for six seasons, and developed a loyal audience. Season four featured six episodes, and season five featured seven.

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