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Kid Galahad is a 1962 musical film starring Elvis Presley as a boxer.
It was filmed on location in Idyllwild, California and is noted for having a strong supporting cast. Most critics rate it as one of Presley's best performances. Gig Young is outstanding in his performance of " Willy Grogan "
Kid Galahad is one of Elvis’ best flicks! In a Rocky-like role.
Elvis plays a prizefighter punching his way to the top. Elvis trained with a real champ, Mushy Callahan, who said that Elvis was one of his best students in the ring.
∙ Elvis Presley : Walter Gulick
∙ Lola Albright : Dolly Fletcher
∙ Gig Young : Willy Grogan
∙ Joan Blackman : Rose Grogan
∙ Charles Bronson : Lew Nyack
∙ Roy Roberts : Jerry Bathgate
∙ Ed Asner : Frank Gerson
The soundtrack songs were recorded in October of 1961 at the Radio Recorders Studios in Hollywood, California. The soundtrack was released as an EP in September following the motion picture's debut.
∙ Elvis Presley (vocals)
∙ The Jordanaires (background vocals)
∙ Scotty Moore, Tiny Timbrell, Neal Matthews, Jr. (guitar)
∙ Bob Moore (bass)
∙ Dudley Brooks (piano)
∙ Boots Randolph (sax)
∙ D.J. Fontana, Buddy Harman (drums)
∙ King Of The Whole Wide World — (Ruth Bachelor & Bob Roberts)
∙ This Is Living — (Fred Wise & Ben Weisman)
∙ Riding The Rainbow — (Fred Wise & Ben Weisman)
∙ Home Is Where The Heart Is — (Sherman Edwards & Hal David)
∙ I Got Lucky — (Dee Fuller, Fred Wise & Ben Weisman)
∙ A Whistling Tune — (Sherman Edwards & Hal David)
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