1968 NBC Studios June 27th (Blue shirt) Camera Rehearsal

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Re: 1968 NBC Studios June 27th (Blue shirt) Camera Rehearsal

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Elvis was the King of everything when these shots were taken.

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Great stuff! EP has that hungry look in his eyes.
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to be honest it wouldn't surprise me if some footage does come out of this session

also the first thing i would do is find the original master tapes if they have kept them and record everything that is on them who knows there might be some footage left at the end

my understand of footage within the last 20 or 30 years is once it's digitised on the latest format the original kepts destroyed

So i'm guessing the originals are not around in the 1 inch format

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Amazing PHOTOS!!!!
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Thanks!
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Great pictures on this thread \- Thanks so much \- I just wish that we had seen footage of these to accompany the 3 dvd set of The Comeback Special if they existed - I sure love this thread ty all for sharing _ :smt006 ::rocks

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here are some that I love from this era
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Was this filmed I wonder _as there are many pictures in books like 68 @40 BY J.A.T. and on cover of Elvis For Everyone - re- release Lp _And if it has who has the footage - Would it be Steve Binder or NBC Studios _ California _ In 1969 showing of the 68 Comeback Special _BBC TV in UK showed a small clip of Elvis singing ''Blue Christmas ''.I wonder if this is true -

Maybe this footage lies within the archives of the BBCTV . wonder if any one knows about this enquiry ?- :smt006
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karlos wrote:Was this filmed I wonder _as there are many pictures in books ...
It was a camera and microphone rehearsal before the 6-27-1968 6pm taping. By all accounts, nothing was recorded.
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thanks John Carpenter for the information
I just wish that this could have filmed as it could have been a great accompaniment to the deluxe edition of the '68 comeback special and other titles of the tv special too
best wishes sent :smt006 ::rocks
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Only photos taken and no footage. It's truly shocking. :shock:

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It's too bad that apparently there was no film of these sessions. Would be fun to see it.

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rlj4ep wrote:It's too bad that apparently there was no film of these sessions. Would be fun to see it.

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Hopefully if filmed,the tamborine player had the day off that day,that would make it priceless.
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Am I missing something? I don't see David's thread, just everyone's agonizingly tantalizing praise of it. Has it been moved somewhere? Do I need to do something special (besides log in) to see it?

I agree with everyone: We need a place for PERMANENT threads, like this one.
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latebloomer wrote:
Sun Jan 19, 2020 1:59 pm
Am I missing something? I don't see David's thread, just everyone's agonizingly tantalizing praise of it. Has it been moved somewhere? Do I need to do something special (besides log in) to see it?

I agree with everyone: We need a place for PERMANENT threads, like this one.
Looking at the dates in the first post it would appear Davide deleted the original post content just over 9 years after first posting it.
Davide has tended to use 3rd party image hosting before and these drop off so after a while no images appear just an "Image not found" icon.
So it may have bneen Davide tidying it up and the two letters he's posted in place, "de" could stand for "deleted"
Hope that helps, though I coould be completely wrong.
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Okay. Thanks.
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I spoke via FB messenger to Steve Binder a good while back and, regarding the "blue shirt rehearsal" and any possible footage? Only photos exist, sadly....just like in Erik Lorentzen's new TTWII book trilogy, the only thing from the "blue shirt rehearsal of August 10, 1970 that exists are the photos. Elvis barred Dennis Sanders' film crew from the showroom that day to concentrate on the songs for that August 10, 1970 OS/ON (Opening Show/Opening Night).
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Tony Trout, thanks! Sigh. Although it figures; Elvis was excited about the show, but nervous. Too bad, though, that must have been an extraordinary day.

I'd give a lot to know whether Elvis ever found out about, and confronted Parker with, Parker's perfidy in dropping all of the tickets for the shows with one of the gate guards. Elvis should have fired him over his other, endless, attempts to scuttle the show, but that one ought to have been worth a law suit all by itself.
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