HDNET MOVIES salutes the incomparable Elvis Presley with the “Hunka Hunka Birthday Love” block, featuring eight of 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 Britt Ekland in her first film appearance. Other highlights include FUN IN ACAPULCO with iconic Bond Girl Ursula Andress; Kim Basinger and John Corbett in the 2004 Elvis Impersonator comedy ELVIS HAS LEFT THE BUILDING, with Tom Hanks and Sean Astin; 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.
For a complete schedule of films and times, visit www.hdnetmovies.com/schedules
HDNET MOVIES’ “Hunka Hunka Birthday Love” lineup is as follows (all times eastern):
Mon., January 8
G.I. BLUES (1960) – 7aE & 5:10pE – Network Premiere
FUN IN ACAPULCO (1963) – 8:50aE – Network Premiere
EASY COME, EASY GO (1967) – 10:35aE – Network Premiere
ELVIS HAS LEFT THE BUILDING (2004) – 12:15pE – Network Premiere
ROUSTABOUT (1964) – 1:50pE
PARADISE, HAWAIIAN STYLE (1966) – 3:35pE
LOVE ME TENDER (1956) – 7pE & 11:50pE
BLUE HAWAII (1961) – 8:35pE – Network Premiere
FRANKIE AND JOHNNY (1966) – 10:20pE