March 24 - FTD and DVD news

The FTD release of 'The His Hand In Mine Sessions', a 3 CD set, housed in an 8-inch replica tape-box was released. It features the October 1960 sessions with around 5 minutes of completely new material according to the experts. The set comes with a 28-page booklet with an insightful essay, recording data, memorabilia and rare photos.

The label also released a second print of the 'American Sound 1969' 5-CD set.

Sold Out!
Also released by the Pyramid import-label is volume 3 in the 'Sold Out!' concert footage DVD series.

According to the press release: We’ve been able to use top industry people to restore the footage, and the results are fantastic. Almost three hours of sensational footage from the key tours of the 70s, including tons of stunning close-ups. The meticulous restoration process (30+ hours) has really brought this footage to life. Please remember though: nothing has been altered, and everything remains as originally recorded. We believe in preserving and respecting the history of these remarkable 8mm films, which give a fresh perspective on Elvis’ concerts in the seventies.

Volumes 1 and 2 of this series were quickly snapped up and are now completely ‘sold out’. In order to avoid disappointment, order your copy of Volume 3 NOW from your dealer. These quality releases are bound to become true collectors’ items in the years to come. Ignore the copycats, the original is ALWAYS the best. Pyramid brings you quality releases with a standard that is unmatched in the Elvis import world… If you want proof, then try our Volume 3 for size – It will transport you back to your favorite Elvis shows, and place you right in the audience. You will love it!

Lifetime Achievement Award

Ann-Margret was honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award on Wednesday, March 24, at the 24th Annual Family Film Awards at the Universal City Hilton Hotel in Universal City, California. Ann-Margret wore a full-length silver and black gown with black shoes. Ann-Margret, at age 79, was presented the award by singer, actress and dancer Julianne Hough at the ceremony. 

Elvis Presley and Ann-Margret worked together in the 1964 film “Viva Las Vegas.” Ann-Margret played the character of “Rusty Martin.”

(Source: Memphis Mansion / FECC /  Elvis Presley Fans of Nashville)