Showcasting the most celebrated entertainer of the 20th century, The Ultimate Collection explores Elvis' life story, from his impoverished childhood to his meteoric rise to fame.
Joe Esposito, Executive Consultant to this groundbreaking series spent 20 years with Elvis, from '59 - '77, as his road manager. He met Elvis in the army, was best man at his wedding and there when he died. Setting the story straight about 'Elvis private life and career and dispels the myths that have evolved over the years.
The series of six programmes consists of film clips, interviews and location footage of Elvis' featuring rarely seen home movies and scintillating performance footage. The Television Year focuses on Elvis' groundbreaking and at the time "morally indecent" TV appearances. The Hollywood Years profiles his entire Hollywood experience, The Memphis Mafia brings you into Elvis' private social club. The Comeback Special is still regarded as one of television's greatest moments and The Vegas years marks the King's triumphant return to live performance.
An essential collection piece for all Elvis fans, this is the definitive story of the life and career of the King of Rock 'n' Roll.