It Happened at the World's Fair

Swinging higher than the space needle with the gals and the songs at the famous Worlds Fair!
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DVD Features:

  • Elvis Presley Trailer Gallery
  • Rated: Not Rated
  • Closed captioning available
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 45 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released: August 3, 2004
  • Originally Released: 1963
  • Label: Warner Home Video
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Packaging: Keep Case
  • Aspect Ratio: Widescreen - 2.39
  • Audio:
    • Mono - English
    • Mono - French

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AUDIENCE SCORE
User Ratings: 6,134
Rating: C- -- For die-hard Elvis fans and for lovers of flicks that are set at a World's Fair. Full Review
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
Jan 8, 2008
Rating: 1.5/4 -- ...It's probably expecting too much to call It Happened at the World's Fair uninspired... Full Review
Film Freak Central
Feb 20, 2010
A bizarre little film, strictly for Elvis completists. Full Review
Flick Filosopher
Jul 26, 2004
Rating: 3/5 -- Typical Presley vehicle that's no better than the others, but not much worse either.
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
Sep 5, 2004

Description by OLDIES.com:

Fun, music and Elvis all happen in this romp boasting one of the best backdrops of any Elvis Presley movie: the 1962 Seattle World's Fair, with its showpiece Space Needle, monorail and more.

The King plays pilot-for-hire Mike, whose hope of starting his own flying business is grounded by the gambling of his co-pilot Danny (Gary Lockwood). The pair hitch to Seattle, where Mike finds romance, Danny finds easy marks and both find problems prior to a Happy Ending. Kurt Russell, star of 1979's Elvis biopic, plays the child who wallops Mike in the shins. And among the 10 songs are I'm Falling in Love Tonight, Relax and the gold record One Broken Heart for Sale. If he's selling, we're buying!

Product Description:

Bush aviator Mike Edwards (Elvis Presley) and copilot Danny Burke (Gary Lockwood) are a couple of thrill-seeking boys who find themselves grounded in Seattle at the annual World's Fair. While Mike and Danny divide their day among roulette wheels and ferris wheels, they also make time to face down bare-knuckled bullies and sing songs. One thing leads to another, and Mike finds himself having to help an abandoned Chinese girl... and wanting to make the acquaintance of a sexy nurse. Contains ten popular songs, including "I'm Falling in Love Tonight," "Relax," and "One Great Heart for Sale."

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Production Notes:

  • Additional cast: Vicky Tiu (Sue-Lin); H.M. Wynant (Vince Bradley); Dorothy Green (Miss Ettinger); Kam Tong (Walter Ling);
  • Additional crew: Si Rose (screenplay).
  • This film contains ten Presley tunes and includes both The Jordanaires and The Mello Men on back-up vocals.

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  • Sales Rank: 45,810
  • UPC: 012569798823
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
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