Elvis! He Came Back!

THE VEGAS VISITOR
August 1-7, 1969
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Elvis on stage at the International during his opening show

Elvis Presley is currently making his first public stage appearance in eight years with an exclusive four-week engagement at the newly opened Las Vegas International Hotel. Presley’s appearance in the International’s massive 2,000-seat main showroom also marks his first Las Vegas date in thirteen years. On the same bill are comic Sammy Shore, The Sweet Inspirations and The Imperials.

From his initial RCA recording of Heartbreak Hotel to his current In The Ghetto, already one of 1969’s top-sellers have just gone over the 1-½ million mark, Presley’s phenomenal singing career has earned him nearly fifty gold records, unprecedented in the recording industry. RCA Records’ executives declare he has one of the most heard voices in the history of mankind.

While he was breaking all sales records with such platters as Blue Suede Shoes, Love Me Tender, All Shook Up, Hound Dog and Don’t Be Cruel, the last two going over the six million mark, Elvis was also conquering Hollywood with a rapid succession of film roles. It was actually this third picture, Jailhouse Rock that nailed down his claim to screen stardom and rocked fans and box offices around the world. Presley now has nearly thirty major films behind him including his most recent release Change of Habit. His first dramatic, non-singing film role Charro, is currently playing in theaters around the world.

Elvis offers many of his all time hits in his International stand, smoothly blending them in with a tasteful selection of today’s pop tunes.