“Elvis Presley, a timeless myth”, on the Nine the documentary that celebrates the king of rock ‘n roll: the anticipation clip

Canale Nove, on the occasion of the release of Elviscelebrates the king of rock and roll with the documentary “Elvis Presley: a timeless myth “directed by Thom Zimny, broadcast free to air for the first time on Sunday 19 June from 21:25.

“Elvis Presley: a timeless myth” is a journey through his life, dfrom poor childhood to the last recording sessions in 1976in the legendary “Jungle Room”, and includes some previously unreleased footage taken at GracelandElvis’ residence in Memphis, with over 20 unpublished interviews to producers, musicians, directors and other artists who knew him, or were deeply influenced by him. Some above all: the testimonies of the ex-wife Priscilla Presleyof his guitarist Scotty Mooreof the artists Bruce Springsteen, Tom Petty, Emmylou Harris, Robbie Robertsonof his childhood friend Red Westof music producers John Jackson, David Porter. Among other exclusive contributions, excerpts from interviews released by Presley himself in radio and television programs, photographic images and footage from private collections, extracts from the legendary producer of Sun Records Sam Phillips, as well as anecdotes on the relationship with the “Colonel” Parker, his longtime manager. Among the crucial points in Elvis’s life and career recounted in the documentary, all the steps of his ascent towards unprecedented success and returning home after retiring from the US Army in 1960, when Elvis is faced with a rapidly changing music scene.

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