Elvis Presley: The Ed Sullivan Shows: The Performances

Hot off the press! Elvis Presley: The Ed Sullivan Shows: The Performances

Image Entertainment is proud to present Elvis Presley: The Ed Sullivan Shows: The Performances, available on DVD August 4th. The collection of Elvis’ three unforgettable appearances on The Ed Sullivan Show attracted a record-breaking audience when they first aired and are available on DVD for the first time ever. Share the excitement of Elvis Presley’s earth shattering introduction to the nation in these three unforgettable episodes from The Ed Sullivan Show, now on DVD for the first time ever, and experience for yourself why Elvis became the legendary King of Rock and Roll! Appearing on the show Sept. 9, 1956, Elvis sent shock waves through a repressed nation with his soulful singing, wild hip gyrations and raw energy, attracting a record-breaking TV audience of more than 60 million people. Presley returned on Oct. 28, 1956, continuing to provoke ecstatic screams with hits such as “Don’t Be Cruel,” “Love Me Tender” and “Hound Dog.” In fact, these exhilarating performances were so explosive that Elvis was filmed above the waist during his final Sullivan show appearance on January 6, 1957.

Rockin’ Special Features:
* A rare home movie capturing a very early Elvis performance, shot on August 7, 1955, at Magnolia Gardens near Houston, Texas
* Elvis and Ed remembered
* Elvis is on his way! Ed Sullivan Show clips
* Special Elvis moments including an appearance by comedian John Byner
* Home movies of Elvis and Priscilla, Elvis and his friends cutting up on a film set and some of the first shots of daughter Lisa Marie
* New collectible booklet featuring liner notes by Griel MarcusCountry Music Photo Gallery

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