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Elvis on Tour & Elvis DVD/BD Collections in August

Warner Home Video have announced the US release of a few Elvis Presley related sets this August timed to the 75th anniversary of the star’s death. Arriving on 3rd August 2010 are the following titles…

Elvis on Tour - Available on DVD and Blu-ray is this Golden Globe-winning Best Documentary chronicle of Presley’s whirlwind 15-cities/15-nights 1972 tour. More than 25 numbers embrace the rocker Elvis, the gospel Elvis, the ballad Elvis, even the kung-fu Elvis. In between tour stops are montage sequences (supervised by Martin Scorsese) showcasing Presley’s early career and movies. Expect DD5.1 audio on DVD and 5.1 DTS-HD MA on Blu-ray.

Elvis Blu-ray Collection - This set packages Elvis on Tour with two of the star’s films on Blu-ray - Jailhouse Rock and Viva Las Vegas. Already available separately, the films both include commentary by Elvis in HollywoodAuthor Steve Pond, a Retrospective Featurette and soundtracks in Dolby TrueHD 5.1 and Dolby Digital 5.1 along with Original Mono, plus the Theatrical Trailers.

Elvis 75th Anniversary Ultimate Collector’s Edition - This DVD collection packages together 17 Elvis titles (all the same as existing solo releases) in one box along with the following UCE content:

  • Commemorative Concert Photo Book with Iconic Shots from Behind the Scenes of His Movies and Stage Performances and Insightful Career Highlights Notes
  • 10 Reproduction Memorabilia Pieces, Including Studio Correspondence and Signed Elvis Presley Checks

The films included are: Jailhouse Rock * It Happened at the World’s Fair * Kissin’ Cousins * Viva Las Vegas * Girl Happy * Tickle Me * Harum Scarum * Spinout * Double Trouble * Stay Away, Joe * Speedway * Live a Little, Love a Little * Charro! * The Trouble with Girls * Elvis: That’s the Way It Is Special Edition * Elvis on Tour * This is Elvis.

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