The epic biopic "Elvis" covers a lot of ground — 42 years, to be exact — from the iconic singer's birth to his death in 1977.

Given the inevitable event compression requirement for any film looking to cover decades in hours, one wonders how much of "Elvis" actually happened to Elvis Presley?

From director Baz Luhrmann's research in Memphis and Tupelo, Mississippi, the birthplace of Elvis, to well-researched biographies, the film has praiseworthy accuracy, which is now on demand (Amazon Prime, Apple TV, Vudu, Google Play and others). platform).

. Also credits star Austin Butler's studious portrayal of the King of Rock 'n' Roll. But we did identify six moments in "Elvis" that left us scratching our heads. How true are they?

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.For answers, we enlisted expert Alana Nash, author of several Elvis books ("The Colonel: The Extraordinary Story of Colonel Tom Parker and Elvis Presley" and "Baby, Let's Play House: Elvis Presley and the Woman Who Loved Him") . ,