Elvis documentary to air on HBO in April

Source: HBO Press Release 


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HBO's documentary "Elvis Presley: The Searcher" will be airing on April 14 at 8 p.m. EST on HBO. This new documentary will be three hours and a two-film presentation. So Elvis fans will want to mark their calendars for this TV event.

It will be focusing on Elvis Presley the musical artist, taking the audience on a comprehensive creative journey from his childhood through the final 1976 Jungle Room recording sessions. The documentary will include stunning shots taken inside Graceland and will feature more than 20 new, primary source interviews with session players, producers, engineers, directors, and other artists who knew him or were profoundly influenced by him.

There will also be never-before-seen photos and footage from private collections worldwide.

RCA/Legacy Recordings will release "Elvis Presley: The Searcher," the musical companion to the HBO/Sony Pictures documentary on April 6. It will be available both in digital and physical configurations.

"Elvis Presley: The Searcher" is directed and produced by Thom Zimny. Executive producers include Glen Zipper, Priscilla Presley, Jerry Schilling, Andrew Solt, Alan Gasmer, and Jamie Salter. Producers are Jon Landau and Kary Antholis.

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