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Conversations on Elvis - Behind the Camera
10:00 a.m. Elvis Week Main Stage Entertainment Pavilion, Graceland
Details: Hosted by Tom Brown, Vice President of Original Productions for Turner Classic Movies (TCM). Priscilla Presley will be making a special guest appearance to talk about her efforts to open Graceland to the public 30 years ago among other featured topics. Also, hear from those who photographed Elvis over the years and find out more about thousands of photos of Elvis housed in the Graceland archives. Confirmed special guests include: Alfred Wertheimer, who in 1956 was assigned to photograph a 21-year-old singer, who RCA was promoting, by the name of Elvis Presley, along with Barbara Gray, who can be seen kissing Elvis in one of Wertheimer's famous photos; Dave Darnell, who photographed Elvis at the Ten Outstanding Young Men Awards ceremony as well as around Memphis as a staff photographer for The Commercial Appeal newspaper; and Angie Marchese, Director of the Graceland Archives, and Robert Dye, EPE Photography Manager, who manage and care for the thousands of photos that are part of the Graceland collection. More guests to be announced. Tickets are $20. Starting August 9, tickets available for purchase will be located at Graceland Guest Services. Tickets may also be purchased at the door 30 minutes prior to the start, pending availability.

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