Running time: 99 minutes
Release date: 12/10/69
"Almost," "Clean Up Your Own Backyard," "Signs Of The Zodiac," "Violet," "Swing Down Sweet Chariot."
Produced by Lester Welch
Directed by Peter Tewksbury
Screenplay by Arnold and Lois Peyser
From the Novel by Day Keene and Dwight Babcock
Based on a Story by Mouri Grashin
Photographed by Jacques Marquette, A.S.C.
Edited by George W. Brooks
Music Score by Billy Strange
Art Direction by George W. Davis and Edward Carfagno
Makeup by William Tuttle
Technical Advisor: Colonel Tom Parker
Photographed in Panavision and Metrocolor
|Walter Hale||Elvis Presley|
|Nita Nix||Sheree North|
|Mr. Drewcolt||John Carradine|
|Mr. Morality||Vincent Prince|
|Maude||Joyce Van Polten|
|Harrison Wilby||Dabney Coleman|
|Mayor Gilchrist||Bill Zuchert|
|Mr. Perper||Pitt Herbet|
Walter Hale is the manager of a Chautauqua, a rolling canvas college, moving from town to town spreading cultural knowledge. In one particular town Walter gets into plenty of trouble with girls and a few assorted characters during a one-week stand.
Trouble develops between the town locals and the Chautauqua personnel. There is the girl who wants to leave home to join the troupe. There is an illicit love affair that ends in murder. And a romance develops between Walter and Charlene.