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Gurdip is out this week to handle some necessary family concerns, so Justin is joined by Bec once again to talk about the film he once called "the most important movie Elvis ever made": 1961's "Blue Hawaii"!
Bec has plenty to say on the love rectangle protagonist Chad Gates finds himself in one corner of, while Justin digs into the film's cinematic legacy, going back to a Bing Crosby movie from the 30s.
But first - hear Bec react in real time to seeing the new "Hayride" preview from Baz Luhrmann's Elvis! (Note - I mention not being able to identify the character next to Jimmie Rodgers Snow; I was referring to the leaked clip which was highly compressed, blurry and watermarked. It's clear in the official WB release that it's David Wenham as Jimmie's father Hank Snow.)
Next week, we'll pick up with Part Two, covering the second portion of the film and our Songs of the Week!
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14:30 "Elvis" Hayride Clip Reactions
22:50 Listener Feedback
35:40 Main Topic, Part 1