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    Elvis Presley Historic Assemblage of Twenty Early Performance Photos. Most of these B&W photos of various sizes from 4" x 5" to 8" x 10" picture the King on stage performing for his fans. He was one of the greatest live performers of all time and these photos trace some of his early groundbreaking performances. A couple of our favorites: Messick School (February 1955)- A high quality 5" x 4" print labeled on the back as one of his "first publicity pix". The story is that Elvis' manager Bob Neal had a son at this school who was running for Student Council. Good old dad brought Elvis, Scotty, and Bill in to play for an assembly. We wonder if he was elected; Stage Show (January 1956)- A great period 10" x 8" press glossy of Elvis with both Jimmy and Tommy Dorsey. This was his national TV debut pre-dating Ed Sullivan by several months. Other photos show Elvis with Ed Sullivan and Steve Allen. Many are from the files of Photoplay magazine. Generally fine condition; some have markings showing use in publication. A superb collection or rare photos.

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    Auction Dates
    August, 2012
    14th Tuesday
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