News Footage of Elvis' Death August 16-18

The world was in shock when the news announced the death of Elvis Presley.  Fans began to gather around the gates of Graceland to page homage to the king of rock'n roll. The heat in the middle of August in Memphis could be unforgiving as Elvis fans standing on Elvis Presley Boulevard soon realized.  Below is a video and photographic look at those few days in August of 1977.

 

Headline on August 17, 1977 in the Memphis Newspaper "The Commercial Appeal"


 
Always Elvis