'Elvis on Tour' Blu-ray Announced

Posted Thu Apr 1, 2010 at 06:00 AM PDT by

The Golden Globe-winning documentary chronicling Elvis' 15-city 1972 U.S. tour has been officially announced for high-definition in August.

Warner brothers is working on 'Elvis on Tour' for a Blu-ray release on August 3.

The Blu-ray will feature 1080p video, a DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 soundtrack, and supplements will include: 25 musical numbers spotlight Elvis Presley’s talent, range and showmanship in captivating on-stage performances and intimate backstage rehearsals with his band; Contains Elvis’ first performance of “Burning Love,” which was so new, Elvis referred to the lyric sheet during his performance; Elvis’ Ed Sullivan Show performance is included, in which the charm, personality and musical ability that made him an icon is so evident; and Montage sequences (supervised by Martin Scorsese) showcasing Elvis’ early career and movies.

The Blu-ray will also be housed in digibook packaging.

Suggested list price for the Blu-ray is $34.99.

You can find the latest specs for 'Elvis on Tour' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under August 3.

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Elvis on Tour (Blu-ray)
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