The Auction at Graceland•January 8, 2020
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Elvis was arguably not only the most accomplished entertainer of all time, with countless albums and concert tours in North America from 1954 though 1977, but an on-screen Hollywood legend as well. From the early triumphs of Love Me Tender and Jailhouse Rock to the ’60s blockbusters Blue Hawaii and Viva Las Vegas, Elvis’ film career was second only to his extraordinary accomplishments as a musician. Between the years of 1956 and 1972, Elvis had a robust film career, starring in 33 movies. With his charming good looks, unique voice and charismatic personality, Elvis realized overwhelming success on the big screen. With a career that encompassed the stage, screen and turntable, Elvis was one of the most photographed entertainers of all time. Offered is a collection of seventeen (17) transparencies, slides and negatives from a variety of his films including his earliest, Love Me Tender, to his last Hollywood flick, Change of Habit. The collection includes:

  • One (1) black-and-white negative of Elvis and co-star from Love Me Tender, measuring 2 1/2 by 3 inches (6.35 x 7.62 cm);
  • One (1) early black-and-white negative of Elvis at the piano, measuring 3 by 2 1/2 inches (7.62 x 6.35 cm);
  • One (1) black-and-white negative strip containing two images from Change of Habit, measuring 1 1/2 by 3 inches (3.81 x 7.62 cm);
  • One (1) color transparency of Elvis from Speedway, measuring 5 by 3 7/8 inches (12.7 x 9.84 cm);
  • Three (3) color transparencies of Elvis from Frankie and Johnny, two measuring 5 by 4 inches (12.7 x 10.16 cm) and one measuring 3 1/2 by 2 3/8 inches (8.89 x 6.03 cm);
  • One (1) color slide of Elvis from Frankie and Johnny, measuring 2 by 2 inches (5.08 x 5.08 cm);
  • One (1) color transparency of Elvis from Follow That Dream, measuring 3 7/8 by 5 inches (9.84 x 12.7 cm);
  • One (1) negative with Elvis from Follow That Dream, measuring 3 7/8 by 5 inches (9.84 x 12.7 cm);
  • One (1) black-and-white negative of Elvis on the set of Wild in The Country, measuring 2 1/2 by 2 inches (6.35 x 5.08 cm);
  • One (1) color transparency of Elvis from Fun in Acapulco, measuring 3 7/8 by 5 inches (9.84 x 12.7 cm);
  • One (1) black-and-white negative of Elvis from Flaming Star, measuring 3 1/2 by 2 3/4 inches (8.89 x 6.98 cm);
  • One (1) color transparency with Elvis from Paradise, Hawaiian Style, measuring 3 7/8 by 5 inches (9.84 x 12.7 cm); and
  • Three (3) color transparencies with Elvis from Paradise, Hawaiian Style, measuring 2 1/2 by 2 7/8 inches (6.35 x 7.30 cm), 2 3/8 by 3 1/8 inches (6.03 x 7.93 cm) and 3 by 2 1/2 inches (7.62 x 6.35 cm)respectively.

This stunning collection, featuring this talented entertainer in all his handsome glory, is truly a feast for the eyes and is accompanied by a letter of authenticity from Graceland Authenticated.



The negatives, slides and transparencies are all in excellent condition overall.
Group of 17 Elvis Presley Transparencies, Slides and Negatives from His Films Including <em>Jailhouse Rock</em>, <em>Love Me Tender</em> and <em>Speedway</em>
Bidding
Current Bidding (Reserve Has Been Met)
Minimum Bid: $250.00
Final prices include buyers premium.: $531.25
Estimate: $500 - $1,000
Number Bids: 9
Auction closed on Wednesday, January 8, 2020.
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