Cinema: Memphis Meadowlark

Wild in the Country (20th Century-Fox) casts Elvis Presley, the well-to-do Memphis meadowlark, as a farm boy who fears he bears the mark of Cain because he clonked his brother with a milking stool. The parole board takes the broad view, however, and soon Elvis is out haylofting with two chicks, brown-haired Millie Perkins, a long way from The Diary of Anne Frank, and Tuesday Weld, a 17-year-old who is going to look a great deal like Saturday night before she is 20. Afternoons he spends with Hope Lange, a widowed psychologist.

Once that's accomplished, Elvis turns out to be an author...

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