One Night This June

BMG organizes a national theatrical screening event promoting "Elvis: '68 Comeback Special - Deluxe Edition DVD. A press release to inform the media and public at large will go out on Monday, May 24th announcing ticket sales for this special nationwide American promotional screening event. However, the ticketing system will actually be up and running, May 21st. The news posting on and a big E-newsletter/fax blast to all the Elvis fan E-newsletter/fax lists is to let the core Elvis fan base know they can get the jump on the general public. Be the first to experience Elvis like you've never seen him before. One Night This June . . . Don’t Miss The King of Rock and Roll in the Big Screen Concert Event of the Year! BMG is giving you, the Elvis fans, the exclusive inside word! Grab your chance to reserve your seats now before tickets go on sale officially on Tuesday, May 25th. For one amazing night on the Big Screen - June 21 - select Regal, United Artists, and Edwards theatres across the United States will unveil an exclusive, 100 minute theatre-only version of the Elvis: ’68 Comeback Special with never-before-seen footage. Digitally remastered and optimized for the Big Screen. Relive the experience of seeing Elvis in concert and celebrate the best performances of his career all in a theatre near you. Don't miss this One Night Only Elvis event - June 21 - 7:00pm. Seating is limited so buy your tickets now (before anyone else) on-line. The list of 41 cities and theatres is on that site (see link below). Further details about the screening will be posted in the newssection on on Monday. Also note that while this screening event is focused on the '68 Comeback Special DVD set, the Aloha from Hawaii DVD set will also be promoted in the screening.
Source: EPE - Elvis Presley Enterprises / Updated: May 22, 2004 
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gribz (profilecontact) wrote on May 23, 2004report abuse
FOR OVERSEA MUSIC FANS ; I'm sure if you make your demands known to the powers that be, you will get it to premiere in the U.K as well as other global markets. Start with E-mails to EPE and BMG. They will guide you on where to go from there...
Jim Semple (profilecontact) wrote on May 23, 2004report abuse
We badly need this in the UK. Lets hope its a global exercise.
Antjie (profilecontact) wrote on May 23, 2004report abuse
A US screening for one night is fantastic. Well done EPE/BMG. An international screening for one night would be the greatest. I'm sure Elvis is truly a global artist and has the biggest fanbase worldwide. Promotion should always be treated with that in mind. However, you fans in the USA, enjoy!
elvishimselvis (profilecontact) wrote on May 23, 2004report abuse
Where can I see a preview. I have checked and cant find it there. I checked the listing in where the Big Screen presentation will be and its a 3 hour drive for me. I want to take my 3 year old Elvis fan and dont know if I can make the drive. I hope they add more theators.
Dan (profilecontact) wrote on May 23, 2004report abuse
And you all thought there would be no promoting these releases. The website does show a small preview, which looks like the video is cleaned up and looks great. I will be there to see this historical event. I wonder how it will look on the big screen, and what they will show? I am starting to get real excited about the whole release. I am willing to bet we will not be dissapointed. tell all your friends about this, and turn out to see Elvis on the big screen...
ijustcanhelpbelievin (profilecontact) wrote on May 23, 2004report abuse
i agree gribz,this is truely a great way to promote elvis to the new generation! i asked my 5 year old daughter you want to go see shrek2, or elvis on the big screen?? Elvis she replied very loudly! i'm sure when all is said and done that night, she, and i will be very happy with the results!
gribz (profilecontact) wrote on May 22, 2004report abuse
This should be great. Now, let's hope they keep going with many more ideas to highlight, and promote this monumental 50th Anniv... So far this, the Hard rock viewings, along with some others being planned, demonstrate a good beginning in introducing Elvis to the New generation.. Let's ramp up in June and July with alot of Television and radio Promotion..Nice beginning!

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