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    Blue Hawaii (Paramount, 1961). Half Sheet (22" X 28"). Who says rock 'n' roll overturned the beloved music of the previous generation? The title number of this Elvis Presley film was originally written in 1937 for Bing Crosby, no doubt a pleasant surprise for parents taking their "rebellious" offspring to see the film. It became one of Presley's most successful post-Army vehicles, casting Elvis as an heir to a Hawaiian pineapple fortune. Angela Lansbury plays Presley's mother, and Nancy Walters and Joan Blackman stand in for many of the young viewers (male and female) who wanted to flirt with the topless hunk themselves. This half sheet emphasizes the "14 terrific songs" from the film, which includes the soundtrack's claim to fame, "Can't Help Falling in Love." The poster has two additional vertical fold lines, wear on the edges and some soiling and pinholes in the borders, but only a small piece of tape and tape mark infringes upon the titles. Very Fine-.

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    November, 2005
    20th Sunday
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