Lot 117: Elvis Presley 1970 Las Vegas International Hotel "Elvis Summer Festival" Purple Satin Banner
29 October 2016
Memphis, TN, USALive Auction
Elvis' 1970 Summer Festival was documented in the MGM film Elvis: That's The Way It Is, chronicling his return to live performances in August of 1970. This beautiful purple satin banner with big, bold white lettering that states, "Elvis Summer Festival / International Hotel Las Vegas Nevada" is offered in a handsome framed display preserving the condition of this fine example. This exact type of banner is depicted in the documentary film taped during the Summer Festival that began on August 10, 1970. The banner measures 27 by 11 inches (68.58 x 27.94 cm) and the framed display measures 30 by 14 1/2 inches (76.2 x 36.83 cm). This pleasing example is accompanied by a letter of authenticity from Graceland Authenticated.
Condition Report: The banner exhibits few defects, with only the top border showing the effects of trimming. An extremely clean, well-preserved example. Excellent to Mint condition.