[News Clip: Elvis Presley, Actor]

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Video footage from the WBAP-TV television station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about people waiting in line in front of the Worth theater in Fort Worth for the first Thanksgiving showing of the Elvis Presley movie "Love Me Tender." Footage includes the theater marquee and people waiting in line including members of the Fort Worth Elvis Presley Fan Club, Marcia Murdock who is first in the ticket line, and Sylvia Cooles. The story concludes with a shot of the movie screen and the audience cheering.

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1 film (1 min., 2 sec.) : sd., b&w ; 16 mm.

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WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.) November 29, 1956.

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This video is part of the collection entitled: KXAS-NBC 5 News Collection and was provided by UNT Libraries Special Collections to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 21 times , with 9 in the last month . More information about this video can be viewed below.

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  • Main Title: [News Clip: Elvis Presley, Actor]
  • Series Title: NBC News Clips

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Video footage from the WBAP-TV television station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about people waiting in line in front of the Worth theater in Fort Worth for the first Thanksgiving showing of the Elvis Presley movie "Love Me Tender." Footage includes the theater marquee and people waiting in line including members of the Fort Worth Elvis Presley Fan Club, Marcia Murdock who is first in the ticket line, and Sylvia Cooles. The story concludes with a shot of the movie screen and the audience cheering.

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1 film (1 min., 2 sec.) : sd., b&w ; 16 mm.

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  • Preferred Citation: NBC 5/KXAS Television News Collection (AR0776), University of North Texas Special Collections

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KXAS-NBC 5 News Collection

This collection contains photographs, video, and scripts from news stories produced by the KXAS-NBC 5 station during its early years.

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[News Script: Elvis Presley, Actor] (Script)

[News Script: Elvis Presley, Actor]

Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the release of the Elvis Presley film "Love Me Tender." Fans line up outside the Worth theater in Fort Worth.

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[News Script: Elvis Presley, Actor], ark:/67531/metadc333435

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  • November 29, 1956

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  • Dec. 3, 2016, 9:22 a.m.

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  • Nov. 21, 2017, 4:17 p.m.

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WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.). [News Clip: Elvis Presley, Actor], video, November 29, 1956; Fort Worth, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc938275/: accessed December 14, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.