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Date:
1965
Source:
ElvisNews' movie of the month
Photo:
Frankie & Johnny DVD
Picked by:
Location:
Set of Frankie & Johnny
Info:
In 1965 Elvis got heavily involved in the spiritual stuff. Larry Geller made himself very impopular with the Memphis Maffia by "brainwashing" Elvis. In co-star Donna Douglas Elvis found a connection and instead of the usual dating Elvis exchanged books and ideas with her. They spoke of Daya Mata and the Self-Realization Fellowship and meditated together.
After the shooting Elvis gave away dozens of trademark "brotherhood" wristwatches, showing his well-known generosity.



Please Don't Stop Loving Me


Still on the set Elvis donated $50,000 to the Motion Picture Relief Fund in a special ceremony where Frank Sinatra and Barabara Stanwyck showed up to accept the cheque.

May 26, 2002 

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