June 28 - That's The Way It Is 50th Anniversary Preview


The Follow That Dream collectors label shared a preview of ‘Elvis: That’s The Way It Is - 50th Anniversary Collectors Edition'. 

From the press release: David English and Pal Granlund bring the complete background story into the making of the MGM documentary ‘Elvis: That’s The Way It Is’. Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the movie’s 1970 release, this ultimate collector’s edition includes two hardback books, eight compact discs - housed in a gatefold sleeve - with over 450 minutes of music, including newly discovered unreleased performances. 

The audio:
The complete rehearsal recordings:
  • MGM Studios, Culver City - July 14, 1970. 
  • MGM Studios, Culver City - July 15, 1970. 
  • RCA Studios, Hollywood - July 24, 1970.
  • MGM Studios, Culver City - July 29, 1970. 
  • Las Vegas Convention Center - August 4, 1970.
  • The International Hotel - August 7, 1970.
  • Las Vegas Convention Center - August 4, 1970.
  • The International Hotel - August 10, 1970.
Many rare and unreleased performances.

Book 1 'The Rehearsals' includes rare and unseen images from both the MGM July rehearsals and the Las Vegas August rehearsals and full audio and footage documentation. Book 2, 'The Concerts' includes rare and unseen images from the Las Vegas performances as well as Phoenix Arizona and full audio and footage documentation. 

(Source: FTD / Flaming Star)