Elvis Presley's second film was a fictionalized version of how he made it to the top. He's cast as Deke Rivers, a young Texas truckdriver who becomes a singing sensation overnight. After delivering a load at a political rally, Deke is talked into doing a number by press agent Glenda
(Lizabeth Scott) and bandleader Tex (Wendell Corey). Naturally, he's a big hit and they ask him to join Tex's band. Soon Deke is a statewide sensation. He falls for Susan (Dolores Hart), a singer with the band, but is also drawn to Glenda, whose talent for staging publicity stunts is increasing
Deke's fame. When Deke is booked for a big one-man show at a theater outside Dallas, Glenda p...