sábado, 23 de febrero de 2013


Elvis Presley and his band made a personal appearance back in 1955, during the days prior to his ultimate success. It seems like only yesterday that he was at the Minden Joy Drive-in theater driving the kids wild.
Elvis at the Joy Drive-In, Friday, July 15, 1955: There was no article in the newspaper about his appearance before or after. The only mention was in the Joy movie ads as follows:
Minden Press-Herald Thursday, July 14, 1955 Joy Drive-In ad
Fri & Sat: Meet the Keystone Cops (Abbott & Costello, Fred Clark, Lynn Bari)
Hellfire (Wm. Elliott with Marie Windia)
Sun, Mon, Tues: Hit the Deck (Jane Powell, Tony Martin, Debbie Reynolds, Walter Pidgeon, Vic Damone, Gene Raymond, Ann Miller, Russ Tamblyn)
The Desperado (Wayne Morris, Beverly Garland)
Three Coins in the Fountain (Clifton Webb, Dorothy McGuire, Louis Jordan, Jean Peters)
Murder is My Beat (Paul Langton, Barbara Payton)
Friday - In Person: In Person * Elvis * Presley Scotty and Bill
The Blue Moon Boys

Minden Press-Herald Friday, July 15, 1955 Joy Drive-In ad
Friday in Person starts 9:21 P.M. Elvis Presley
Movie: Tonight's the Night (David Niven, Yvonne de Carlo, Barry Fitzgerald
Admission: 25 and 50¢ (All passes void)

Overton Park Shell August 5th 1955


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