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    Reader comments on Schmelvis: Searching for the King's Jewish Roots

    Subject: Re: Schmelvis a hoot!
    Date: Nov 24, 2004
    Sender: Maurice ColganPrevious | Next

    What does Post Modern mean?

    Yes there is an Elvis Inn in Israel and out of it stands a largw statue of Elvis Presley.

    I'm kinda responsible for a beautiful life-sized statue of "Elvis at 13" in Tupelo Mississippi. See
    Link 125575887CUAXue

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    Response to this comment:
    Schmelvis a hoot!

    This is without a doubt the funniest film I've seen in years. Even if you're not an Elvis fan, you'll get a kick out of this wayward gang of Jews looking for evidence that Elvis was one of them. It degenerates into a post-modern classic when they realize that the anti-Semitism they expected to discover in the South is nowhere to be found. What happens next will leave you rolling in the aisles. But it even has a few touching moments, like the scene where the Orthodox Jewish Elvis impersonator connects with a group of Palestinian kids at the Elvis Inn (Yes, you read right!) outside Jerusalem.






    Comment index:

  • Schmelvis a hoot!   from Laura Kreis, Apr 18, 2003
  • » Re: Schmelvis a hoot! «   from Maurice Colgan, Nov 24, 2004
  • Worthy of Woody Allen   from Jeffrey Cox, Jan 3, 2004
  • Schmelvisers   from MauriceColgan, Nov 24, 2004
  • Schmelvis a hoot!   from Laura Kreis, Apr 18, 2003
  • » Re: Schmelvis a hoot! «   from Maurice Colgan, Nov 24, 2004
  • Worthy of Woody Allen   from Jeffrey Cox, Jan 3, 2004
  • Schmelvisers   from MauriceColgan, Nov 24, 2004