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Elvis Thru the Years
Elvis Thru the Years
Actors: Elvis Presley, Mike Eagan
Director: Various
Genres: Music Video & Concerts, Special Interests, Documentary
NR     2007     1hr 16min

Presents the life of Elvis Presley through rare film footage, press conferences, behind-the-scenes feature, movie trailers, news clips, and comedy sketches to commemorate the 30-year anniversary of the The King?s death.


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Actors: Elvis Presley, Mike Eagan
Director: Various
Genres: Music Video & Concerts, Special Interests, Documentary
Sub-Genres: Presley, Elvis, Classic Rock, Special Interests, Biography
Studio: Legend
Format: DVD - Color,Full Screen
DVD Release Date: 08/14/2007
Release Year: 2007
Run Time: 1hr 16min
Screens: Color,Full Screen
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 0
Edition: Collector's Edition
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Languages: English
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Movie Reviews

Hail to the King
JPL | California | 08/13/2007
(5 out of 5 stars)

"This informative and entertaining documentary is a must have companion piece for any lifelong Elvis fan, or a great way to introduce yourself to the life and career of The King.

"Elvis Thru the Years" is a hour and a half long documentary that combines still and video footage, in both color and black and white, with a fast paced, entertaining narration, to create a complete picture of Elvis' career. The documentary traces Presley's life from his humble origins in Tupleo, Mississippi, thru his early recording days. It delves into the controversy surrounding his early TV and radio appearances, explores his time in uniform and return to show business, offers a glimpse of his film career and observes over his death and the legacy he left behind.

The documentary feature is worth owning the DVD for, but the special features truly make this a must have. Over an hour of special features are present on the DVD, and some of the footage has never been released before. These features include:

-The First Elvis Impersonator - An appearance on the Milton Berle show. See if you can tell the difference from the real thing!
-Range Round-Up - Elvis plays with Steve Allen
-World's Most Famous Haircut - Extended footage of Elvis' first haircut for the Army
-Graceland Press Conference - Press conference that Elvis did when he got out of the army
-Elvis Cadillac Interview - Steve Allen inverviews Elvis' Cadillac. That's right, not Elvis about his Cadillac...
-Elvis Gives Away a Yacht - Elvis and Danny Thomas raffle off a yacht to a lucky fan
-Elvis and Frank Sinatra - Just for fun, Elvis and Frank Sinatra hand out money to their adoring fans
-Contract Signing at Las Vegas Hilton - Elvis oversees the construction of the Las Vegas Hilton before a contract signing ceremony
-Houston Press Conference - Elvis, later on in his career gives a lengthy press conference at the Astrodome"
"Elvis Thru the Years ... Elvis Presley ... Legend Films (20
J. Lovins | Missouri-USA | 08/16/2007
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Legend Films presents "ELVIS THRU THE YEARS: SPECIAL ANNIVERSARY EDITION" (released: 2007) (76mins) (B&W/Color Versions) - Jam-packed with both archival film and new footage, this program offers an in-depth look at the King of Rock 'n' Roll and celebrates his enduring legacy --- Some of the treats include clips of Elvis at press conferences, original movie trailers, footage of Elvis at Graceland, news clips, a look at the first Elvis impersonator, behind-the-scenes clips that provide a peek at the real Elvis, promotional footage of Elvis giving away a yacht and more.

Elvis Thru the Years is a fitting commemoration of the man who became a legend - on the 30 year anniversary of the death of The King --- The narrator Mike Eagan tells this gripping, highly entertaining documentary offering an unparalleled behind-the-scenes look at the life of Elvis Presley --- Using rare footage from his films, press conferences, outtakes, movie trailers , news clips and comedy sketches

1. Elvis Presley (aka: Elvis Aron Presley)
Date of Birth: 8 January 1935 - Tupelo, Mississippi
Date of Death: 16 August 1977 - Memphis, Tennessee

1. The First Elvis Impersonator
2. Range Round-Up
3. World's Most Famous Haircut
4. Graceland Press Conference
5. Elvis Cadillac Interview
6. Elvis Gives Away a Yacht
7. Elvis Gives Away a Money
8. Contract Signing at Las Vegas Hilton
9. Houston Press Conference

Hats off and thanks to Barry B. Sandrew Ph.D. (Founder, COO & CTO) and his Legend Films Staff --- looking forward to more high quality releases from the vintage era of the '20s, '30s & '40s --- order your copy now from Amazon where there are plenty of copies available on DVD --- if you enjoyed this title, why not check out Legend Films where they are experts in releasing long forgotten films and treasures to the collector.

Total Time: 76 mins on DVD ~ Legend Films. ~ (8/14/2007)"
Great dvd
Arne Metzner | Ski, Norway | 04/27/2008
(5 out of 5 stars)

"The haircut scene is worth the price for the dvd, but the other feautres are also very interesting."