Danny knocks out one of his pursuers. Their leader, Shark Vic Morrowwants revenge for Danny hitting his brother. His rendition of "Trouble" impresses Charlie LeGrand Paul Stewartthe honest owner of the "King Creole" club, the only nightspot in the area not owned by Maxie; he offers Danny a job as a singer.
Curtiz and his fine photographer, Russ Harlan, have beguilingly drenched with atmosphere. Wiggle-hips could develop into a really competent actor. His numbers only offer intermittent relief from the calculated violence and viciousness, and he can do little to balance the disagreeable movie".
Maxie sends his henchmen after Danny. Acting is his assignment in this shrewdly upholstered showcase, and he does it, so help us over a picket fence. Then Shark stabs Danny, but is himself killed.
And there it stays, until a limp melodramatic home stretch, even with eight or so of those twitching, gyrating musical interludes. Danny replies that it would not be difficult and kisses her.
Two years ago, Presley on the screen was a laughing stock. As Danny, Presley exhibits improved histrionics and provides many moving and tense moments. Danny declines his offer out of loyalty to Charlie. Fisher tries to convince his son to stay in school. A rebellious young man takes a job as a nightclub singer to make ends meet, attracting the attention of a local crime boss.
But nobody is laughing now". When Maxie does not believe her, she claims she heard Danny sing once. As the most extreme example of a contemporary idol, Mr. Presley sulkily and reluctantly hands out now and then, with the air of a small, fastidious boy being press to eat marshmallow and, though he feels a bit sick not quite knowing how to get out of it Maxie later blackmails Danny into signing with him by threatening to tell his father about his involvement in the mugging, then does it anyway.
On December 27, Presley received a day deferment. Ronnie finds Danny and takes him to her house on a bayou to recover. They have no existence, except in him; do nothing but wait for him; hope for nothing but a little rough affection Evans, the school principal Gavin Gordon as Mr. Fourteen days after the completion of King Creole, Presley was officially inducted into the U.
In fact, given the normal amount of the more painstaking type of direction, it is entirely possible that Mr. Danny defends himself so well that Shark invites him to join them.
Shark and another gang member trap him in an alley. Synopsis 1 Summaries Having flunked graduation for a second time and needing cash to support his crabby and thus unemployed father, Danny Fisher takes a job as a singer in the King Creole nightclub - about the only joint around not run by smarmy crook Maxie Fields who wants him for his own place.
At work one morning, Danny rescues an older woman, named Ronnie Carolyn Jonesfrom her abusive date. Primont, drug store manager and Mr. Instead of being kissed, they beg for kisses, which Mr.
She asks him to forget her sordid past and pretend to love her. Maxie insists that Danny prove he can sing.
Mr Fisher shows up to listen to his son sing. Fisher gets work as a pharmacist in a drug store, but his boss, Mr.Summaries. Having flunked graduation for a second time and needing cash to support his crabby (and thus unemployed) father, Danny Fisher takes a job as a singer in the King Creole nightclub - about the only joint around not run by smarmy crook Maxie Fields who wants him for his own place.
King Creole is a American musical drama film directed by Michael Curtiz and starring Elvis Presley, Carolyn Jones, and Walter killarney10mile.comed by Hal B. Wallis and based on the 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.
Charlie Le Grand, the owner of the King Creole nightclub, is impressed and offers Danny a job, but Danny, riled by the situation, leaves when Charlie and Maxie begin threatening each other over who will control Danny. King Creole was the first Elvis movie that I saw and I found out it was a good movie.
Unlike many singers who try out their ability at acting, Elvis is actually a pretty good actor%. Enter your location to see which movie theaters are playing King Creole near you.
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FULL SYNOPSIS. Elvis Presley delivers one of his finest early performances in King Creole. Elvis plays a teenager named Danny Fisher, who is forced to drop out of school to help support his ineffective father (Dean Jagger).Download