Watch Frankie and Johnny
- 1 hr 27 min
Frankie and Johnny is a 1966 film that stars Elvis Presley in his twentieth movie role. Frankie and Johnny features Elvis playing the role of a river boat gambler on the Mississippi River. It was directed by Frederick De Cordova, who is best known for his work as a director and producer on “The Johnny Carson Show.” Frankie and Johnny follows Elvis’s character who is dating Frankie, played by Donna Douglas. The two work as performers on a river boat and spend their evenings losing their pay at the river boat’s gaming tables. However, Johnny’s fortunes change when he decides to seek treasure in a gypsy camp. The gypsy fortune teller tells Johnny how to win at cards, and Frankie becomes very jealous when she learns of this. Meanwhile Johnny is accused of cheating as the result of his new found success at gambling.