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(Studio) Continuing phenomenon of Elvis Presley, 1 year after his death, reported Influx of fans to Memphis, despite police and firemen's strikes and city's curfew noted.
(Memphis, Tennessee) Films and music of Presley shown and played. Details given about crowds that continue to visit his gravesite at house in Memphis, Tennessee. [Elvis' uncle Vester PRESLEY - doesn't understand why people come in such numbers] [Souvenir shop manager Ed RAINS - thinks crowds come because Presley is cult hero and believes movement gaining momentum.] [PEOPLE - talk about why they are at Presley's house and where they are from.] No. of Presley imitators and their respective degrees of success described. [Presley imitator and rock singer Bill HANEY - will do whatever is necessary to give people what they want.] Films shown. Details about sales of Presley records, books about him and Elvis souvenirs given; merchandising rights noted as held by Delaware company, Factors, Etc., Incorporated Success of these and unlicensed souvenirs stated.
|Program Time:||05:46:10 pm - 05:51:20 pm. Duration: 05:10|
|Reporters:||Brinkley, David; Kiker, Douglas|
|Link to this page||http://tvnews.vanderbilt.edu/program.pl?ID=500177|
|Broadcast Type:||Evening News Segment Type: News Content|