Elvis movies -- good transfers/bad transfers?

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  1. PaulBigelow

    PaulBigelow Stunt Coordinator

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    Hello,

    From a transfer / widescreen enhanced point of view, which of Mr. Presley's movies have received good treatment and bad treatment?

    Any titles, in particular, to avoid?

    Thanks!

    Paul
     
  2. TedD

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    The Paramount releases range from good to spectacular. I think that the best looking transfer is probably "King Creole", but you would be happy with any of them.

    The Fox releases are also quite good.

    The MGM/UA releases are all over the map, but I wouldn't consider any of them to be horrible. However, "Viva Las Vegas", "Clambake", and "Follow That Dream" are all non-anamorphic older transfers.

    Ted
     
  3. Stephen PI

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    I think "G.I.Blues" is a disappointment.
     
  4. Charles Ellis

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    Viva Las Vegas is in serious need of a 5.1 stereo soundtrack and an S.E. treatment. A commentary by Ann-Margret is a must!
     
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    Universal's CHANGE OF HABIT is anamorphic and the print is quite good.
     
  6. Aki K

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    Clambake is out in an anamorphic transfer in R2: it's much better than the R1 version.
     

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