Marlyn Mason, leading in lady in 'The Trouble With Girls' and Dan Haggerty, were part of a special charity show at King George’s Hall, Blackburn.
Marlyn Mason (pictured with Elvis left) worked with Elvis for 10 weeks on the 1969 movie and was immediately struck by the star’s charisma.
"You couldn’t help but fall in love with him," she said, "He was so handsome and such a nice person. He was a true star.
I had been in a play on Broadway and then was told I had got the part with Elvis. I wasn’t really a fan of his music so it wasn’t until we met on set that I fully appreciated the magic of the man.
Elvis had great comedy timing and it was easy to ad-lib with him. For instance one time I was off-camera, and it was to get a close-up reaction shot from Elvis. To get the right reaction I slowly started unbuttoning his shirt and taking his belt off. And Elvis was just giving me these hot looks. Well, that was exactly what the director wanted. Elvis just reacted as he should, he didn't stop the shoot to exclaim 'What are you doing?' Elvis just rolled with the whatever was happening! Elvis was so great to work with. That was the best ten weeks of my whole career"
Dan Haggerty also believes that Elvis was special.
"He was very kind to me and he had that aura about him which only the genuine stars possess," he said, "There was no big ego with him. He’d always have time to stop and say hello. The other thing that people don’t appreciate was that he was a wonderful actor, he was a very talented man."Haggerty had many opportunities to get to know Elvis through their mutual friend Ann Margret. Dan built Ann's custom "chopper" motorcycle and spent a lot of time with her. They both socialised with Elvis in Las Vegas where Dan got to know him well. He also had an uncredited role in the 1965 Elvis film 'Girl Happy'.