HDNET Movies Salutes Elvis on January 8th
HDNET MOVIES salutes the Elvis Presley with the “Hunka Hunka Birthday Love” block, featuring The King’s most classic films in honor of what would have been his 83rd Birthday on Monday, January 8, starting at 7aE. An encore broadcast of the entire line-up will air on Tuesday, January 30 at 7aE.
The festivities begin with Elvis as a young soldier betting on a beautiful dancer in G.I. BLUES, featuring Juliet Prowse. Other highlights include FUN IN ACAPULCO with iconic Bond Girl Ursula Andress; ROUSTABOUT with Barbara Stanwyck and Raquel Welch in her second film appearance; the 1956 Civil War Western LOVE ME TENDER, featuring Elvis in his acting debut; BLUE HAWAII with Angela Lansbury; and more.
HDNET MOVIES’ “Hunka Hunka Birthday Love” lineup is as follows (all times eastern):
Mon., January 8
G.I. BLUES (1960) – 7aE & 5:10pE
FUN IN ACAPULCO (1963) – 8:50aE
EASY COME, EASY GO (1967) – 10:35aE
ROUSTABOUT (1964) – 1:50pE
PARADISE, HAWAIIAN STYLE (1966) – 3:35pE
LOVE ME TENDER (1956) – 7pE & 11:50pE
BLUE HAWAII (1961) – 8:35pE –
FRANKIE AND JOHNNY (1966) – 10:20pE