After Mark contracts typhoid fever and has a vision of his dead mother, he no longer seems interested in getting well.
is a landmark of 20th-century pop culture, the moon landing of modern music. Like many stories of the King, it is shrouded in myth. There is the common belief that the prudes at CBS refused to shoot Elvis from the waist down — but his full body indeed shimmies and shakes in his first appearance. (It was in his third appearance that the stuffy Ed Sullivan folks finally opted to show him from the waist up.)