The Auction at Graceland•Elvis Week•August 13, 2019
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The King of Rock ‘n’ Roll was one of the most photographed entertainers of all time. With a career that encompassed the stage, screen and turntable, Elvis was a fan favorite throughout his career, so it’s no surprise that his image graced the pages of scrapbooks, magazines and newspapers worldwide. Offered is a collection of 1950s and 1960s magazines (one from 1971), each having Elvis on the cover. The collection includes:

  • February Hep Cat Review “Special Issue on Elvis Presley” published by Press & Television News Company
  • December Hep Cat Review “Complete Synopsis on both of Elvis Presley’s ‘Loving You’ & ‘Jailhouse Rock’” Volume 2 Issue 2
  • November Elvis Presley Hero or Heel? Number 1 published by Whitestone Publications, Inc. New York
  • 1956 The Amazing Elvis Presley published by Renal Corporation, New York
  • 1956 Elvis Photo Album Published by The Girl Friend - The Boy Friend Corporation
  • 1956 Elvis and Jimmy featuring both Elvis and Jimmy Dean on the cover
  • 1956 Elvis Presley Speaks! published by Rave Publishing Company, New York 
  • 1956 Elvis Presley published by Bartholomew House, New York 
  • 1956 Elvis Answers Back! with playable 78 RPM record on the cover (cover record has been cut off)
  • October 1956 Movie Stars Parade with Elvis on the cover “Elvis’ ONLY faithful Girl”
  • December 1956 TV Movie Fan with Elvis on the cover “Elvis Presley...SEXY SINGING SMASH”
  • 1957 Elvis His Loves & Marriage Published by The Girl Friend - The Boy Friend Corporation
  • 1957 Elvis Presley: The Intimate Story published by Filosa Publications
  • January 1957 Movie Life with Elvis on the cover “Elvis Presley Talks About Teenagers”
  • January 1957 Rock and Roll Roundup featuring a color image of Elvis on the cover
  • February 1957 Movieland with story “The Lonely Private Life of Elvis Presley” and Elvis on the cover
  • February 1957 Country Song Roundup with Elvis and Debra Paget on the cover from Love Me Tender
  • March 1957 Movie Stars Parade with Elvis on the cover “If You Were Elvis Presley’s Bride”
  • April 1957 Movie and TV Album with Elvis on the cover “Elvis Presley Has It All His Way”
  • May 1957 True Strange with the headline “Did the Devil send Elvis Presley” Publisher Joseph Weider 
  • October 1957 Hit Parader with Elvis Presley and Dolores Hart together on the cover
  • April 1958 Movie Life with Elvis on the cover “Are you Elvis’ Mystery Girl? - the one he met, lost and wants to find again”
  • October 1958 Hep Cat Review with Elvis on the cover with complete synopsis of King Creole
  • January 1959 Movie Life with Elvis on the cover “Elvis: the love story he hides”
  • 1960 Elvis Yearbook published by Yearbooks, Malibu, California
  • March 1960 TV Radio Mirror with Elvis on the cover “Exclusive Story and Pictures on: Presley versus....Will He Still Be King?”
  • May 1960 Movie World with Elvis on the cover “Elvis is home: What Awaits Him?”
  • August 1960 Film Stars with Elvis on the cover “Gabbing with Elvis”
  • August 1961 Movie Teen Illustrated “Special Elvis Issue”
  • November 1961 Movieland and TV Time “How Elvis’ ‘Friends’ Betrayed Him!”
  • December 1961 Movie Teen Illustrated “The Elvis Kiss Contest”
  • November 1962 Song Hits Magazine “The Elvis Legend!!”
  • March 1963 Song Hits Magazine “Elvis...Surrounded by Girls! Girls! Girls!”
  • August 1964 Film Review “Elvis Presley with Yvonne Craig and Pamela Auston in M.G.M’s KISSIN’ COUSINS”
  • January 1965 Screenland “The Women Who Have Hurt Elvis”
  • Summer 1965 Elvis Vs. The Beatles “Who wears the CROWN The Beatles or Elvis” (The Beatles’ faces on the cover have been scratched out with blue ink, indicating who the owner of the magazine thought wore the crown)
  • July 1967 Movie World “The Night Ann-Margret Confessed to Roger ‘I Can Never Forget Elvis’” with Elvis and Ann-Margret on the cover
  • 1971 Elvis Presely Album published by Magazine Management Co, New York, NY

The magazines all measure 11 by 8 1/2 inches (27.94 x 21.59 cm), with a few slightly smaller, and the group is accompanied by a letter of authenticity from Graceland Authenticated.

The magazines all have some level of distresses, including wrinkles, creases, binding damage and/or water stains. The cover record has been cut off of “Elvis Answers Back.” Excellent condition with a few better.
Collection of 38 Better Elvis Presley 1950s and 1960s Fan Magazines Including <em>Elvis Presley Speaks!</em>, <em>Elvis Answers Back</em> and <em>Elvis and Jimmy</em>
Current Bidding (Reserve Has Been Met)
Minimum Bid: $150.00
Final prices include buyers premium.: $312.50
Estimate: $300 - $500
Number Bids: 7
Auction closed on Tuesday, August 13, 2019.
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