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Elvis & Nixon (2016, US) 86 mins, cert. 15

Thursday 25 August 2016

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Screenings at 2.30 and 7.30pm

Director: Liza Johnson
Stars: Michael Shannon, Kevin Spacey, Alex Pettyfer, Johnny Knoxville

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The most requested image in the US Government’s National Archive is a photograph of President Richard Nixon with Elvis Presley.

 

 

 

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It seems that Presley (Shannon) made a request to become a drug enforcement agent, and, as a result was able to visit Nixon (Spacey) in the Oval Office on December 21st 1970.

 

 

 

While we’ll never know what really happened when these two mighty egos met in one room (or what was discussed), a photograph WAS taken to preserve the event for posterity.  This fictional account is both entertaining and very amusing.

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As befits a film about a pop icon, our selected Review comes from the NME and includes a link to a Trailer: here

 

or skip the words and go straight to the Trailer, below:

David Lean Cinema, Croydon on Thursday 25th August 2016

Shows start at 2.30PM or 7.30PM, Ticket prices: £8.00 & £6.50 (concessions)

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Thursday 25 August 2016
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David Lean Cinema
Croydon Clocktower, Katharine St
Croydon, CR9 1ET