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Memphis dreams : Innocence and rebellion

Author: Peter JenningsCarrie CookRobe ImbrianoSamuel Billy KylesPeter GuralnickAll authors
Publisher: Stamford, CT : ABC Video ; Princeton, NJ : Films for the Humanities & Sciences [distributor], ©1999.
Series: Century., Events that shaped the world ;, 7.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Elvis: Iconoclastic phenomenon, inciting hysteria in teenagers and indignation in parents. On his way to the top he combined the R & B of the Mississippi delta with rocka-billy and tapped into the turbulent forces of youth, sexuality, class, and race, transforming American culture. This program documents the astounding career of Elvis Presley, from his first hits with Sun Records to his final days at Graceland. In  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographical films
Historical films
Documentary films
Nonfiction films
Music
Named Person: Elvis Presley; Elvis Presley; Elvis Presley
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Jennings; Carrie Cook; Robe Imbriano; Samuel Billy Kyles; Peter Guralnick; Sam Phillips; George Klein; Jerry Schilling; Douglas Brinkley; Scotty Moore; Alfred Wertheimer; David Halberstam; Steve Allen; ABC News.; ABC Video (Firm); Films for the Humanities (Firm)
OCLC Number: 41984949
Language Note: Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
Credits: Series producer, Carrie Cook ; exec. producer, Tom Yellin ; photography, Robert Levi ; editors, Kief Davidson, Spiro Carras ; producer, Robe Imbriano.
Performer(s): Commentary: Samuel Billy Kyles, Peter Guralnick, Sam Phillips, George Klein, Jerry Schilling, Douglas Brinkley, Scotty Moore, Alfred Wertheimer, David Halberstam, Steve Allen.
Description: 1 videocassette (43 min.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Series Title: Century., Events that shaped the world ;, 7.
Other Titles: Innocence and rebellion
Responsibility: with Peter Jennings ; ABC News.

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Elvis: Iconoclastic phenomenon, inciting hysteria in teenagers and indignation in parents. On his way to the top he combined the R & B of the Mississippi delta with rocka-billy and tapped into the turbulent forces of youth, sexuality, class, and race, transforming American culture. This program documents the astounding career of Elvis Presley, from his first hits with Sun Records to his final days at Graceland. In the words of John Lennon, "Before Elvis there was nothing."

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