colonel snow wrote:Perhaps it’s nice to know there was talking in Miami between Brian Summerville – roadmanager for the The Beatles and Paul Nathan accociate producer for Hal Wallis.
On 18 february 1964 he wrote to Hal Wallis The Beatles were crazy of Elvis and would love to work with Elvis in a movie in may 1964. Problem was the Beatles had a three picture deal with United Artists. When the movie company was O.K. and manager Epstein agreed they work out the plans.
Hal Wallis suggested one or two numbers – possibly one alone and one with Elvis (in the finale).
We all know it never happened.
colonel snow wrote:Don’t knock it (songwriter ???) was selected for scene 74 (27 january 1964) ; at the final song selection (19 february 1964) replaced by Hard knocks (sung on stage at the girlie show).
A demo version was recorded on 20 november 1963 by Joey Castle. There's a clip on Youtube.
colonel snow wrote:Phantom lover (Blackwell-Scott) was selected for scene 161 (27 january 1964) ; at the final song selection (19 february 1964) replaced by Little Egypt (scene 139 - Carver’s combined show).
The demo version was recorded in 1963 by Joey Castle. There's a clip on Youtube.
Suspicious Minds wrote:Roustabout script & 2 lobby cards
1964 Roustabout Final White Script Dated February 7, 1964 - With Two Lobby Cards
The movie script evolution includes many stages. This is the “final white” version for Roustabout in which all blue or yellow additions, correction, and replacements have been rerun on white paper stock (with a slight blue tint). The motion picture name is both typed and handwritten on the title page. Also on that page, “SF 83090 / Wallis-Paramount-Hazen” is typed at the top center and “FINAL WHITE / Screenplay by Allan Weiss / February 7, 1964” in the lower left corner. The final white script, coming from one of the film crew and on typed pages measuring approximately 11 by 8 1/2 inches (27.94 x 21.59 cm).
The lot also included two full-color lobby cards from the film, each measuring approximately 8 by 10 inches (20.32 x 25.4 cm).
Source: http://auction.graceland.com/1964__em_r ... ot594.aspx
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