Willy Grogan is a small-time boxing promoter based in the Catskills resort region of Cream Valley, New York. Variety ranked it number 37 on the list of the top-grossing films of 1962. Idyllwild in San Jacinto mountains sits above the popular Coachella Valley on the edge of the Sonoran Desert where most know about and have likely visited Palm Desert and Palm Springs. Dec 27, 2014 - Memorabilia of Elvis' 10th movie, from all over the world. This film marks the only instance to date when the story was presented using its original circus setting, as Wallace's novel was the basis for the earlier 1937 film Kid Galahad, directed by Michael Curtiz - also by Warner Bros. and featuring Bogart in a supporting role - but using the boxing world as a backdrop. The film opened at #9 at the box office when released in the United States in August 1962. The film is a remake of the 1937 original version starring Edward G. Robinson, Bette Davis, and Humphrey Bogart and directed by Michael Curtiz, who also directed the Presley 1958 film King Creole. Gangsters want him to take a dive so that Willy can pay off his debts to them, but "Galahad" throws his muscle behind Willy and emerges victorious. Watch Kid Galahad Full Movie IN HD Visit :: http://hdmoviezflix.xyz/movie/18684/ Kid Galahad is a 1962 musical film starring Elvis Presley as a boxer. He is a contemptible man and is in debt and pays little attention to the woman who loves him, Dolly, a chain-smoking, love-starved woman residing at the camp. Whilst Kid Galahad isn’t in the same league as these efforts, it certainly proves to be preferable to such latter movies as Paradise - Hawaiian Style or Stay Away Joe. Kid Galahad was shot on location in Idyllwild, California. In Kid Galahad, a boxing film made about a decade before Hollywood learnt how to do them properly - exploring the fighter's psyche in classics like Body and Soul, The Set-Up, and Champion - she injects middling, even hokey material with both a wit and an enrapturing sincerity, as a conflicted, selfless moll knocked out by the hand of fate. Variety ranked it number 37 on the list of the top-grossing films of 1962. Directed by Michael Curtiz. "[8] The Monthly Film Bulletin wrote, ""If the wit and intelligence lavished on the excellent dialogue had also been used to give a shred of ingenuity to the plot or a momentary sparkle to the lyrics, this would have been a much more amusing comedy ... Elvis Presley repeats the amiable oaf performance he gave recently in Follow That Dream, but it is nowhere near as funny, partly because his farcical opportunities are fewer, but mainly because it is hard to laugh continually at someone whose face is seen a couple of times bruised and bleeding in the ring. Kid Galahad feels destined to beat Josh Warrington — because of Naseem Hamed Kid Galahad Challenger Galahad goes for IBF featherweight … One day, Walter, in need of work, accepts an offer of five dollars to be a sparring partner and decks one of Willy's top fighters. The obsessively protective Willy doesn't want his kid sister falling for some "grease monkey" mechanic and two-bit boxer. Attendees of the school have include Scarlett Johansson and Julia Roberts. Kid Galahad is a 1962 American musical film starring Elvis Presley as a boxer. There's a movie theater, an approx. Kid Galahad (1962) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. At this point in his career Presley had a proven sales track record, and up to 300 demos were often submitted for a single film, even given the requisite publishing arrangements favorable toward the companies owned by Elvis and the … The film opened at number 9 at the box office when released in the United States in August 1962. Idyllwild, however, is slightly off the beaten path in Riverside County, and many have never heard of, much less visited this mountain resort. The main point of interest with this film lies in the fact that it’s a remake of the 1937 picture of the same name. It was scripted by Seton I. Miller and directed by Michael Curtiz.