Amazing Previously Unseen Concert Film April 19, 1956

By: Elvis Australia
Source: www.elvis.com.au
January 22, 2014 - 6:40:43 PM
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Some amazing previously unseen film from two of Elvis' concert performances [Note Elvis with fans mid clip indicating end of the first show] at the Municipal Auditorium, Oklahoma City has been posted on-line. The film by 'WKY News' features Elvis Presley, Scotty Moore, Bill Black and DJ Fontana and runs for 2:10. In what is excellent quality film, albeit with a watermark, we see Elvis performing at the Oklahoma City Auditorium on April 19, 1956. Scenes of the crowd [Looking quite sedate!!!], Elvis posing with fans and signing autographs. And Police escorting him out of building and woman chasing car, giving new meaning to 'Elvis has left the building'. It is only early 1956 and we see clearly the full impact of Elvis mania is yet to kick in.

Elvis Presley Video Elvis Presley, Oklahoma April 19, 1956 (02:10)

Previously unseen film from two of Elvis concert performances, Oklahoma City on April 19, 1956.


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