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Presley #92481

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Jan 05, 1985
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(Studio) Background on singer Elvis Presley noted.
REPORTER: Kathleen Sullivan

(Memphis, Tennessee) Presley's home, Graceland, on Elvis Presley Boulevard reported to be planned site of Memphis mayor's declaration of Tuesday as Elvis Presley Day. Others' plans for celebrating 50th anniversary of Presley's birth described. [Betty PAGE - describes cake she made and feelings re: Presley.] Showtime film of television show, "Elvis Presley's Graceland", shown. [Priscilla PRESLEY - intros. show.] Other television shows from Paramount Prods. ("Entertainment Tonight") and HBO, as well as rock video from RCA Records hoted; films shown. [RCA Records spokesperson Don WARDELL - comments re: new commemorative record on "Billboard" magazine charts.] Mkt. for Elvis items cited; image said reprod. second only to Mickey Mouse. [Graceland market manager Ken BRIXEY - comments.] [Syndicated columnist Bob GREENE - discusses popularity of Presley.] Film of "The Ed Sullivan Show" shown. [PRESLEY - talks and sings.]

Rose, Judd;
Sullivan, Kathleen

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