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Video : Elvis Presley : October 19, 1956 : In Court

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Source: www.elvis.com.au
March 5, 2014 - 7:31:41 PM
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In this video we see Elvis Presley in a Memphis city court on Oct. 19, 1956, defending an assault charge, along with Gulf service station employees Edd Hopper (left) and Aubrey Brown.

The trio had a fight the previous night when Elvis pulled into the station at Gayoso and Second for repairs and was besieged by fans. Hopper, the station manager, ordered Presley away and a brief altercation ensued. All three were booked for assault and battery and disorderly conduct.

Charges against Elvis were dismissed. Hopper and Brown both had to pay fines.

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