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Harum Scarum

Harum Scarum

After the kidnapping of a film star Johnny Tyronne (Elvis) he's dazzles into an
Arabian Nights scenario, complete with an assasination plot against a chic sheik and an the oriental princess Shalimar in distress (beauty queen Mary Ann Mobley) and sexy songbird Fran Jeffries. Choreographer and Dancer Wilda Taylor as Amethyst, Brenda Benet as Emerald, Gail Gilmore as Sapphire playing gypsy dancers. The movie featured nine hit songs including "Harem Holiday," "Golden Coins," "Shake That Tambourine" and "Go East Young Man."<img src="" width="340" height="251" border="0" alt="gypsy dancers" align="right"><br>From his feature film debut in 1956 through 1965, Elvis starred in 18 popular films, selling over $175,000,000 in tickets. This effectively extended his success from the record charts to the box-office. Shot, appropriately enough, on the original 1925 Cecil B. DeMille set from King of Kings, Harum Scarum was Elvis' 19th movie.