From SOFA Entertainment/UMe newly upgraded from standard definition (720x480, 4x3) to high definition video (1920x1080, 16x9) and digitally enhanced for image clarity and stabilization Elvis: The Great Performances (2 DVD), which collects three previously released documentaries featuring appearances on 'The Ed Sullivan Show' and dozens of other great Elvis TV and film performances into one DVD collection: Center Stage, The Man And The Music, and From The Waist Up.
Elvis: The Great Performances collects three feature documentary films on two DVDs, exploring the rise, music, personality and presence of the man crowned The King of Rock 'n' Roll. Center Stage captures Elvis' undeniable physical appeal and unrivaled artistic brilliance as it explores the time between his first TV appearance in 1956 to one of his very last concerts. The Man and The Music offers glimpses into Elvis' private life and the difficult realities of his unprecedented fame. Featured are rare home movies of Elvis' friends and family as well as his first recording, a song called 'My Happiness' That he recorded at Sun Studios as a gift for his mother. From the Waist Up, narrated by U2's Bono, follows Elvis' remarkable trajectory to stardom, from unknown singer to icon in just 12 months. Featured are many of Elvis' TV performances culminating with his legendary appearance on 'The Ed Sullivan Show'. Other featured performances include 'Blue Suede Shoes', 'Don't Be Cruel', 'All Shook Up', and 'Return To Sender'. The collection's bonus features include interviews with Elvis Presley band members Scotty Moore & D.J. Fontana, Sun Records founder Sam Phillips, and Elvis contemporaries Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins.
Newly upgraded from standard definition
Newly upgraded from standard definition (720x480, 4x3) to high definition video (1920x1080, 16x9) and digitally enhanced for image clarity and stabilization.
Also included are previously-unreleased interviews, conducted by producer-director Andrew Solt in the early and mid-'90s, with rock icons Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins, Sun Records head Sam Phillips, drummer D.J. Fontana, guitarist Scotty Moore, Jordanaires member and backing singer Gordon Stoker, and television host Milton Berle, on whose show Elvis appeared twice in 1956. Footage mined from TV shows and specials, films and home movies provide a revealing look into Elvis’ private life as well as the realities of his unprecedented fame.
Elvis: The Great Performances allows fans to revisit the life and music of one of the most important pop-culture figures in entertainment history. Like never-before, experience Elvis’ mystique and legacy with this ultimate collection of performances by the King.
Elvis at his best! Recommended.
That's All Right (Mama)
I Want You, I Need You, I Love You
Blue Suede Shoes
Love Me Tender
All Shook Up
Volume II: 'The Man and the Music' offers a glimpse into Elvis' private life and the difficult realities of his unprecedented fame.
Featured are rare home movies of Elvis' friends and family as well as the recently discovered first recording of 'My Happiness'.
Shake, Rattle and Roll
Flip, Flop And Fly
Blue Suede Shoes
Don't Be Cruel
Got A Lot Of Livin' To Do
Treat Me Nice
Fame and Fortune
Return To Sender
You Gave Me A Mountain
Always On My Mind
If I Can Dream