Elvis in the U.S. Army : Photos In Colour
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June 12, 2009 - 10:14:47 AM
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Above, view some rare footage from Elvis' induction into the Army on March 24, 1958 at Fort Chaffee, Arkansas. In the video, you can see Elvis being weighed, measured and fitted for his new uniform.
He gets his first, famoua G.I. haircut and jokes with the media covering the event.
Tupelo's Own Elvis Presley DVD + 16 page booklet.
Never before have we seen an Elvis Presley concert from the 1950's with sound. Until Now! The DVD Contains recently discovered unreleased film of Elvis performing 6 songs, including Heartbreak Hotel and Don't Be Cruel, live in Tupelo Mississippi 1956. Included we see a live performance of the elusive Long Tall Sally seen here for the first time ever.
This is an excellent release no fan should be without it.
The 'parade' footage is good to see as it puts you in the right context with color and b&w footage. The interviews of Elvis' Parents are well worth hearing too. The afternoon show footage is wonderful and electrifying : Here is Elvis in his prime rocking and rolling in front of 11.000 people. Highly recommended.