Elvis Presley's '68 Comeback Special' in Movie Theaters Worldwide
June 5, 2018
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Fathom Events has announced a strategic partnership with Authentic Brands Group (ABG), a brand development, marketing and entertainment company, and owner of Elvis Presley Enterprises LLC. The partnership kicks off this summer with an exclusive two-day theatrical release Elvis' legendary '68 Comeback Special', directed and produced by Steve Binder, to cinema audiences worldwide.
The '68 Comeback Special' will hit big screens with a two-day, 50th-anniversary event on August 16 and 20. More details, including screening times, locations and ticketing, will be announced in the coming weeks. The event and parties were brought together by music and media producer, Spencer Proffer, CEO of Meteor 17. Proffer and ABG's Marc Rosen, SVP Entertainment, will serve as the producers of the event and will collaborate on the development and distribution of new, exclusive cinema presentations.
'ABG is recognized as a global leader in the brand space and the company's commitment to creating immersive brand experiences aligns perfectly with Fathom's dedication to providing our audiences with exclusive, interactive and memorable cinema events', Fathom Events CEO Ray Nutt said. 'We look forward to working together on many exciting projects for cinema audiences worldwide, beginning with this rare concert experience for Elvis fans'.
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Tupelo's Own Elvis Presley DVD Video with Sound.
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. + Plus Bonus DVD Audio.
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