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Backdraft has now released the 2 separate 'Final Count to Midnight' titles, housed in a SUPER DELUXE jewel case. The 2CD version and a separate DVD only release, both with different front covers, contain a deluxe 24 page booklet inside of each. We would like to point out that the content of the booklet in both of the releases are entirely different and that, the photographs and text information are not repeated ON EACH of the releases. Of note, we are delighted to be able to tell you that it is now 100% complete - for the first time ever (Roughly an overall extension of 6 minutes). Due to the enormous success of Backdraft's Box set 'Final Count to Midnight' it appears that not enough copies were pressed which have left Elvis fans having to go without.
The 8 CD and 2 DVD That's The Way It Is (Deluxe Edition) Box Set is now in stock. The release is the most ambitious Elvis Presley restoration package ever created, bringing together-for the first time ever--the album, the theatrical and home video versions of the film, six full-length concerts (featuring previously unreleased performances), rehearsal highlights and other rare recordings in one astounding and essential package. The result of an historic partnership between Sony Music and Warner View a video of our unboxing showing how nice the set is and listen to I Just Can't Help Believin' from the August 12th dinner show
Due to the enormous success of Backdraft's Box set 'Final Count to Midnight' not enough copies were pressed which have left Elvis fans having to go without. Since 'Backdraft' are unable to process more copies of the box set due to logistical reasons, they will now release 'Super Jewel Case' Deluxe Versions of the 'Final Countdown To Midnight' set. A 2 CD version and a separate DVD only release, both with different front covers, contain a deluxe 24 page booklet inside of each, housed in a deluxe 'super jewel case' (See images). 'We would like to point out that the content of the booklet in both of the releases are entirely different from the box set that was recently released and that, the photographs and text information are not repeated to each of the releases'
Warner Brothers Senior Vice-President of Catalog Marketing George Feltenstein has provided more details on the 12 outtakes included as special features on the 'Elvis: That's The Way It Is : Two Disc Special Edition
due out on August 12. As suspected, the content mirrors that of the 2007 2-DVD set, except with a new twist. On DVD, the outtakes were presented in abysmal quality, but on Blu-ray, they will be pristine.
'The Blu-ray has high-definition, incredible new presentation
, [and an] all-new master, but we also have, with really impressive quality
, additional songs that were not included in the Special Edition. They were on a prior DVD but ... we were unable to locate the actual master tapes that had the outtakes, and, finally, now, that tape was located
, and that is now on the Blu-ray.
Elvis Presley : 'Final Countdown to Midnight' is the ultimate Pittsburgh 1976 NYE experience package 2CD
/ 100 page Book
. Incorporated with the book is a 2CD set offering for the first time ever, the Complete Show of the Pittsburgh 1976 New Years Eve concert re-mastered from a newly acquired source, now running well over 92 mins that is guaranteed to please the listener as Elvis rings in the new year of 1977, his final countdown. The sound will attest to be near
With the release of, Summer Festival '74/'75
we have finally on DVD(R) the best images available of Elvis' Summer Festivals from 1974/1975! Good to stunning quality 8mm movies of The King in action. A variety of shows, spectacular outfits, karate demonstrations and nice overviews of the Las Vegas Hilton Hotel makes you feel you are right there in the audience. With sound from audience or soundboard recordings where available. Elvis was in good shape during the shows as presented here. This DVD also gives us more a glimpse of the shows held in August 1975 and in very good quality ...
It has been a while since the release of the last Elvis movie on Blu-ray
, but August brings 3 new releases
with at least 5 more titles to be released on Blu-ray between August 2014 and August 2015. 'Follow That Dream
' will be released on Blu-ray as an exclusive, limited edition of 3000 copies. This release includes an 8 page booklet that speaks to the film's place in 'cinema literacy' and Joe Esposito will be doing a Feature Commentary with Film Historian, Nick Redman, an exclusive on the disc.
A few customers of our online shop asked us if the content of the 8 audio CD's in the deluxe box set THAT'S THE WAY IT IS will be identical to previous releases. The answer is: No, and No. Not only does this box set feature two previously unreleased live concerts, but also: all the concerts have been either mixed or remixed and mastered to establish a uniform sound, making this set one of the most ambitious Elvis restoration packages ever created, bringing together the original album, the theatrical AND home video versions of the film, six full-length concerts, rehearsal highlights and an 80 page book! Expected delivery date: August 1st, although we hope we'll have it in stock sooner - now available for pre order
Out now is the last volume
in the three volumes of the DVD series of Elvis home movies
,containing rare & unseen private footage from the 1970s
. For the very first time this 3 DVD set focuses on Elvis, The Man, Off Stage through 3 decades. See Elvis through intimates' moments surrounded by family or friends, through events that marked his life. These 3 volumes
will help you discover Elvis life via rare & unreleased digitally remastered footage.Volume 3 : The Seventies
: The Concert Years, New Challenges, Karate Footage, rare footage such as Elvis walking out of the shop August 1974, and much more. Also including 19 minutes extra bonus footage. Region free, NTSC. Running time: 2 hours 31 minutes.
The Nation's Favourite Elvis Songs will be released finally on DVD for all the fans around the world. Elvis fans in the United Kingdom had the opportunity to vote for their favorite Elvis song with a countdown show dedicated to the king. 'The Nation's Favourite Elvis Songs' debuted on ITV in the United Kingdom.
'The Lost Performances' II is a new 2 DVD set release coming from STAR. 22 years after the VHS release, STAR is proud to present an upgraded version of this fan favorite. All tracks on this set have been re-edited and new audio is used to create an amazing result!! Over 3.5 hours of pure STAR magic.
To be released shortly (late May) on the VV label will be their fifth release, 'A Man At The Top!' featuring the complete live soundboard recording on August 10th 1970 Las Vegas opening show. This double vinyl
release will be accompanied with a DVD
with the best available audience film/video of the show . After the success of the first four releases we decided: to give you more ... so we decided to not only bring you the best audio, but also the best video quality possible.
Hollywood Elvis 4 : the saga continues!! contains a total of 65 clips on DUAL layer DVD from the movies, Viva Las Vegas, Roustabout, Girl Happy, Tickle Me and Harum Scarum. The producers of this great series deliver their next gem with an amazing total of nearly 50 (!!) NEW clips! This will probably be the fans favorite since it finally includes Viva Las Vegas! Does this need further introduction, we think not, but there are still fans out there thinking it simply includes the regular movie versions ... how wrong they are!
From the press release
: Dave Hebler
is the 10th degree black belt 'kenpo karate' champion who was hired by Elvis himself as his personal bodyguard in 1972. During the next four years he became friends and confidant with the King. For the first time on film he tells about how they met, the crazy vegas years and how he experienced first hand what drugs did to Elvis. He also tells how the firing itself took place and what led him and two other bodyguards, Red
& Sonny West
, write the sensational book 'Elvis what happened' in 1977. The three received a lot of criticism from fans after the book (and still does), and now with the release of 'The Elvis Experience by Dave Hebler DVD
' Dave finally answers back. Judge for yourself
Following the hugely popular and acclaimed volume 1 in the 'Home Movies' DVD trilogy, volume 2 has now been released. This DVD contains rare & unseen private footage. For the very first time this 3 DVD series focuses on Elvis, The Man, Off Stage through three  decades. See Elvis through intimate moments surrounded by family or friends, through events that marked his life. These 3 volumes will help you discover Elvis' life via rare & unreleased digitally re-mastered footage. Volume 2 : The Sixties: See Elvis on vacation in Hawaii, enjoying the snow in Colorado, meeting his fans, together with Tom Jones and much much more. Sit back and enjoy a journey of Elvis in private throughout the 60s, in the best quality. View video excerpts
The Spirit Of 1971 DVD
follows the DVD Elvis 1969-1970
. After the much publicized Las Vegas shows in 1969 and 1970, Elvis returned to Vegas in 1971 for another run at the International Hotel. The shows Elvis gave during 1971 in Las Vegas, Tahoe and on the road are not widely known to many Elvis fans. Not many good photos were taken, not many press and news reviews were written.
Following hot on the heels of the sold-out Venus Book/DVD combo 'The King In Motion Vol. 1: Last Vegas
', the label has announced their second release in this series (coming soon); 'The King In Motion Vol. 2: Wahooo From Omaha
', this time a Book/DVD/CD combo. More info coming when available.
Now released, By popular demand, Eternal Flame presents the Elvis 35th Anniversary Concert on DVD
: In commemoration of the 35th Anniversary of Elvis' passing, this special concert took place at the FedEx Forum in Elvis' hometown Memphis, Tennessee on August 16th, 2012. [
Running time 150 minutes].
Elvis In Person : The Fantasy Concert DVD
will be released at the end of November by STAR. Following the excellent 1974 'Fantasy Concert' using the 1974 Memphis audio an incredible complete show was created using a tremendous collection of footage to make a very enjoyable show. Now the same team now made a complete NEW DVD, it was worth the wait!! In the same style they decided to give Elvis' 'first live performance in nine years' the same treatment. The audio is as we all know it, the video comes from various sources, some of it well know, other very rare, but the overall experience is breathtaking! From the opening drums to the final song it is ALL in sync, even the talking parts will make you feel it is an actual show!
A special multi format box set has been released titled, Elvis Presley : 1972 On Tour Rehearsals, it contains, 5 LPs, 3 CDs and a DVD and is limited to 500 individually numbered sets.
Eternal Flame Productions is proud to present a new Elvis DVD .... Elvis hampton Roads Concert DVD
, April 9, 1972 The Complete Hampton Roads Concert
(Actually is not complete) + bonus CD Region Free NTSC [USA]. Running Time 108 minutes. See and hear Elvis in superb quality. [It's a good DVD, part from the original On Tour filming + part from 'The Lost On Tour Tapes' + extra.) But still not 'official' quality].
God is the Bigger Elvis
is a serious and sympathetic documentary made by HBO focusing on the early 1960's actress Delores Hart who left Hollywood and joined the enclosed Benedictine Abbey of Regina Laudis and is now its prioress. The film was nominated for the 2012 Academy Award for Best Documentary. In 1957, Dolores Hart co-starred with Elvis Presley in the Paramount motion picture Loving You
. It was in this film that she kissed Elvis. This was Elvis' very first on-screen kiss in a movie. Both Dolores and Elvis would reunite the following year in Michael Curtiz's King Creole
. The Abbey of Regina Laudis, founded in 1947 in Bethlehem, Connecticut, U.S.A., is a community of contemplative Benedictine women dedicated to the praise of God through prayer and work. There is a bittersweet aspect to this story. Watch part of this DVD
Elvis and the Beauty Queen
is a 1981 made-for-TV film starring Don Johnson and Stephanie Zimbalist about the King's love affair with Linda Thompson
a young beauty pageant contestant who was his girlfriend during the last years of his life. The story begins with their first meeting and traces their years together. The movie is controversial among fans who either dislike Don Johnson and/or his portrayal of Elvis and pick out factual flaws. However on the flip side there are many, like myself, who enjoyed this movie when originally aired, finding the soundtrack songs by Ronnie McDowell making the movie all the more then enjoyable.
The colorized version of 'Jailhouse Rock' has been released on bootleg DVD.
'Elvis & Me' is a mini-series based on Priscilla Presley's best-selling book of the same name. Starring Dale Midkiff as Elvis and Susan Walters as Priscilla, the movie stays true to what Priscilla wrote in conjunction with Sandra Harmon and was a ratings blockbuster when aired on TV over two nights in 1988. While this movie has never seen an official DVD release, we have now an 'escape' well worth catching
Now on DVD is a colorful collection of Elvis songs with the theme: 'Duets
'. During his movie career, Elvis recorded a vast amount of songs together with other vocalists
. The result is a wide variety of songs and video clips out of the many well known Elvis movies. An entertaining collection that is nice to watch. Rare are the images of the 1960 'Welcome Home Elvis' Frank Sinatra TV-Special; they remain a unique momentum to see. Other rare performances include Lisa Marie's duet with Elvis on 'In The Ghetto' during a Oprah Tv-show
, complete with Gospel Choir. It is beyond anyone's guess why this never turned in to a big hit; great performance. Also: Celine Dion's duet with Elvis on 'Amercian Idol'
and Martina McBride appearing - with Elvis on screen - on a tv-show to promote the 'Christmas Duets' album
. The odd one out is a clip from 'Beyonce & Jay-Z'. A nice produced DVD with a special selection of songs and images
Elvis : The Lost Performances DVD
contains material found by accident in the vaults during a routine inspection in 1986. We get Elvis material from 'That’s The Way It Is
' (1970) both on stage and rehearsing, and performances from 'Elvis On Tour
' (1972). For anyone who suspected that the producers of the excellent 'That's the Way It Is' had more worthwhile concert footage available to them than they included in the final release, here it is! Fascinating stuff. The DVD really shines and is an essential purchase for any Elvis fan.
I just had the chance to finish up watching the new DVD release, Elvis : He Didn't Come Back ... We Did. I just love seeing 'That's The Way It Is' material in this kind of quality without the big, annoying 'Property of Turner' text on the screen. The small type on the 'On Tour' material is the way to go and so much less obtrusive. 'Elvis : He Didn't Come Back ... We Did' DVD contains nearly 100 minutes of further outtakes from 'That's The Way It Is' & 'Elvis on Tour' and contains unreleased material from both [as well as some we have had before but with different camera angles] and also for first time in original widescreen.
The re-edited version Elvis, Aloha from Hawaii
includes new and rarely-seen footage and audio
, received rave reviews from critics and fans alike. This special 40th anniversary edition offers a new look at Elvis
during one of his most outstanding concert performances of his career. Released August 30.
Release o' the week: Love Me Tender
. [Democrat & Chronicle
] Elvis Presley's first film arrives on Blu-ray today with extras including commentary (by an Elvis historian) and several featurettes. While it's far from my favorite E.P. movie, I will say The King looks pretty amazing here - even when he's dying onscreen.