Classic Albums - Elvis Presley (2008)
Video: PAL, MPEG-2 at 6 143 Kbps, 720 x 576 (1.778) at 25.000 fps | Audio: AC-3 2ch. at 224 Kbps, 48.0 KHz
Genre: Rock & Roll | Label: Eagle Rock | Copy: Untouched | Release Date: 1 Dec 2008 | Runtime: 100 min. | 3,94 GB (DVD5)
Subtitles: German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, French, Dutch
This film tells the unusual story that lies behind the making of Elvis Presley's first album for RCA Records, in 1956, and his meteoric rise to superstardom.In Memphis, Sam Phillips, founder of Sun Records, gives the inside story of those groundbreaking days when he auditioned, produced and befriended Elvis. Scotty Moore (guitar) and D.J, Fontana (drums), describe how they helped Elvis record the album in Nashville and New York, aiming for 'feel, not perfection'. They recall with rare home movie footage, how they toured 400 miles a day in Elvis's Pink Cadillac, rehearsing the songs that Elvis would immortalize in that first album.Dixie Locke, then Elvis' steady girlfriend, describes how shy, mercurial and glamorous the young Elvis appeared, and how he coped with his newfound stardom.