05A – Elvis (1979)

Liz Bradley returns to The John Carpentcast for Part 1 of Elvis. This ABC TV mini-series was big event television in 1979, and stars Kurt Russell as the titular King and Shelly Winters as his doting mama. Grab a fried peanut butter-banana sandwich and some amphetamines and hear the tale of the man and his music. Join us next week for Part 2.

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Media referenced in this episode:

  • Line reads:
  • Forrest creates controversy (Listen for Kurt Russell doing the voice for Elvis uncredited)
  • Walk Hard trailer