THE RETURN OF THE KING would have made a clever film school short. Drawn out to 70 minutes, the finished product reveals the pitfalls of parodying subjects that have been lampooned ad nauseum.
In the form of a true-life TV expose program, THE RETURN OF THE KING examines the Elvis Presley sightings that have proliferated since his death on August 16, 1977. Hosted by smarmy Brad Willard (Steve Strangio), this mockumentary dredges up conspiracy theories by questionable sources like
supermarket clerk Clem Mildermo (Dan Walsh), who received a crank phone call from "The King." In addition to resurrecting the rumor that Elvis is in a witness protection program because ...