New Graceland Blog - 'It Happened at the World's Fair' Anniversary

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New Graceland Blog - 'It Happened at the World's Fair' Anniversary

“Elvis swinging higher than the Space Needle with the gals, the songs and the famous World’s Fair!”

Elvis’ twelfth movie, “It Happened at the World’s Fair,” was released April 3, 1963, making this year its 55th anniversary.

The musical comedy follows Mike (Elvis) and Danny (Gary Lockwood), crop duster pilots who travel to the World’s Fair in Seattle to pay off Danny’s gambling debts and to get their plane back from the local sheriff. Along the way, Danny plays poker to make some quick cash, and Mike woos a nurse, Diane (Joan O’Brien), and takes care of a little girl, Sue-Lin (Vicky Tiu), whose uncle has disappeared. “It Happened at the World’s Fair” was directed by Norman Taurog.

Learn more about the making of the movie and see behind-the-scenes photos on this week's Graceland Blog.

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Posted by Elvis Presley's Graceland at 4:01 PM
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