Cinema: Freak Show

Roustabout. Step right up, folks. It's a carnival, and here come the freaks. Way down there is the midget, way up there is "the tallest man in the world." Behind that bush stands the bearded lady and over in the cutlery department the sword-swallower is just about to show his guts. But say, what's that whatsit wriggling down the midway: that long damp thing with the pale-green skin and the pollywog eyes and the squirmy little mouth.

Sure enough, it's Elvis Presley. Just after the film begins he oozes up to his carnivalentine (Joan Freeman) and attaches that mouth to her...

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