Elvis: That's the Way It Is
This 1970 concert documentary captures Elvis Presley midway through a fateful transition, seeking to reclaim his musical primacy after a decade of self-imposed exile from concert stages. Sidelined by his big-screen career, eclipsed by rock's mid-'60s transformations, the King had begun his return two years earlier with the relatively lean attack of his fabled network television appearance, '68 Comeback Special. Now the Memphis legend was poised to reposition his performing profile by pursuing the top rungs of headliner status in Las Vegas, a career choice that seems even more ephemeral in hindsight than it already did at the time. Elvis: That's the Way It Is follows the show's genesis from rehearsal to stage, with the performance footage that provides its inevitable climax shot over six nights. The rehearsal footage, expanded for this special edition, offers further proof that Presley's band was simply superb...Elvis: That's the Way It Is featuring Elvis Presley and James Burton is streaming with subscription on HBO MAX, streaming via tv everywhere with TCM, available for rent or purchase on iTunes, and 4 others. It's a documentary movie with a high IMDb audience rating of 8.1 (2,446 votes) and was very well received by critics.
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Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX).
Available to stream on a TV everywhere service (TCM).
Available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play, Microsoft & 2 others).
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Elvis: That's the Way It Is has a high IMDb audience rating of 8.1 (2,446 votes) and was very well received by critics. The movie is popular with Reelgood users lately.