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Author: Max WallaceEvan BeloffLewis CohenAri A CohenMila Aung-ThwinAll authors
Publisher: Toronto, Ont. : Video Service Corp., 2007.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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It's a little-known fact that Elvis Presley-the most Christian icon of American pop culture-was the direct descendant of Jews. This video provides a behind-the-scenes account of the search, from Graceland to Israel, to find the true Jewish roots of the King. With the help of a Hasidic Jewish Elvis impersonator, Dan Hartel, who performs at senior citizens' homes under the stage name "Schmelvis," and an eccentric  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Humor
Named Person: Elvis Presley; Elvis Presley; Elvis Presley
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Max Wallace; Evan Beloff; Lewis Cohen; Ari A Cohen; Mila Aung-Thwin; Dan Hartel; Reuben Poupko; Video Service Corp.
OCLC Number: 226301922
Credits: Editor/co-editor, Lewis Cohen ; cameraman, Mila Aung-Thwin.
Cast: Dan Hartel, Reuben Poupko.
Description: 1 videodisc (76 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Responsibility: produced by Evan Beloff and Max Wallace ; written and directed by Max Wallace.

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It's a little-known fact that Elvis Presley-the most Christian icon of American pop culture-was the direct descendant of Jews. This video provides a behind-the-scenes account of the search, from Graceland to Israel, to find the true Jewish roots of the King. With the help of a Hasidic Jewish Elvis impersonator, Dan Hartel, who performs at senior citizens' homes under the stage name "Schmelvis," and an eccentric Orthodox rabbi named Reuben Poupko, Elvis's Jewish roots are traced all the way to Israel.

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