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Photos of Elvis Filming "Wild in the Country" Now Added to Mobile Apps

January 16, 2013

This week in 1961, Elvis' wrapped up principal photography on the film "Wild in the Country." This dramatic role by Elvis was shot in Napa Valley and starred Elvis, Hope Lange, Tuesday Weld, and Millie Perkins. Based on the 1958 novel "The Lost Country" by J. R. Salamanca, the film is about a troubled young man from a dysfunctional family who pursues a literary career. The movie was Elvis' last serious acting role until "Charro!" in 1969. During filming, the motel where the cast stayed was mobbed so Elvis has to be moved to the St. Helena home used in the actual film. Singles released from the film reached the Billboard Hot 100 including "Lonely Man" peaking at #32 and "Wild in the Country" at #26. The original soundtrack has been released through the Follow That Dream Series and fans can learn more about featured tracks by clicking here.

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