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Elvis Presley Video Interview with 'Aloha From Hawaii' director and producer, Marty Pasetta

Elvis made television and entertainment history with his 'Elvis: Aloha from Hawaii - Via Satellite' concert special. Performed at the Honolulu International Center Arena on January 14, 1973 at 12:30 AM Hawaiian time, it was beamed live via Globecam Satellite to Australia, South Korea, Japan, Thailand, the Philippines, South Vietnam and other countries, and was seen on a delayed basis in approximately thirty European countries.

Marty Pasetta produced and directed the Aloha TV special which became the most watched TV program ever, with over 1.5 billion people watching it worldwide. Marty actually told Elvis 'He's got to lose some weight' when they met in Las Vegas. Elvis spent the next three months dieting, taking vitamin injections, and rigorously working out with his Memphis karate instructor, Kang Rhee. Director/producer Marty Pasetta reminisces about pitching his ideas for the Elvis Aloha from Hawaii special, the first program to ever be beamed around the world by satellite. Following is an interview with Marty and clips from the show.

Elvis Presley Video Interview with Marty Pasetta : Part 1 (04:31)

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Elvis Presley Video Interview with Marty Pasetta : Part 2 (03:57)

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The first American airing was April 4, 1973 on NBC-TV. It was a worldwide ratings smash and the soundtrack album went to number one on the 'Billboard' album chart. The American broadcast attracted 51% of the television viewing audience and was seen in more American households than man's first walk on the moon. In all, it was initially seen in approximately forty countries by 1-to-1.5 billion people.

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Above, Elvis and Marty Pasetta (Far right), January 1973 - Most likely these photos were taken in the later morning hours of January 14, after all work for the 'Aloha' special was completed.

Aloha From Hawaii Press Conferences : 1972

Elvis Presley Video Elvis Presley : Aloha From Hawaii Press Conference : September 4, 1972
Elvis Presley Photos
Aloha Press Conference: September 4, 1972 New page link
Elvis Presley Video Elvis Presley : Aloha From Hawaii Press Conference : November 20, 1972

Aloha From Hawaii : The Concerts

Elvis Presley Photos Elvis Presley : Arriving In Hawaii : January 9, 1973
Elvis Presley Photos Elvis Presley : Aloha From Hawaii Rehearsal Concert : January 12, 1973
Elvis Presley Photos Elvis Presley : Receiving an award, backstage : January 13, 1973, before his Aloha Concert
Elvis Presley Photos Elvis Presley : Hawaii : January 14, 1973

Aloha From Hawaii : The Reviews

Articles about Elvis Presley Gold Crown awarded to 'King' Elvis : Review Aloha From Hawaii
Articles about Elvis Presley The Elvis Hawaii Connection

CD and DVDs

DVD Aloha From Hawaii DVD
DVD Aloha From Hawaii 2 DVD Set
CD Aloha From Hawaii CD
CD The Essential 70's Masters 5 CD Deluxe box set

January 1973

Elvis Presley Photos Elvis Presley : Hawaii : January 9, 1973
Elvis Presley Photos Elvis Presley : Aloha From Hawaii Rehearsal Concert : January 12, 1973
Elvis Presley Photos Elvis Presley : Hawaii : January 13, 1973
Elvis Presley Photos Elvis Presley : Aloha From Hawaii : January 14, 1973
Elvis Presley Photos Elvis Presley : Las Vegas : January 22, 1973

February

Elvis Presley Photos Elvis Presley and Jack Lord : Las Vegas : February 10, 1973
Elvis Presley PhotosElvis Presley and Muhammad Ali : February 14, 1973
Notes Elvis Presley : Las Vegas : February 18, 1973 [Article]
Elvis Presley Photos Amazing Grace : Elvis Presleys Hilton suite, Las Vegas, NV : Friday, February 23, 1973

April

Elvis Presley Photos Elvis Presley : Phone Bill : April 2, 1973
Elvis Presley Photos Elvis Presley : April 22, 1973 (3:00 pm). Phoenix, AZ.
Elvis Presley Photos Elvis Presley : April 24, 1973 : Anaheim, CA
Elvis Presley Photos Elvis Presley : April 26, 1973 : San Diego, CA.
Elvis Presley Photos Elvis Presley : April 28, 1973 : (3.00 pm) : Spokane, WA.
Elvis Presley Photos Elvis Presley : Center Arena, Seattle, Washington : April 29, 1973
Elvis Presley Photos Elvis Presley - With fans after arriving at the Seattle airport : April 29, 1973

June

Elvis Presley Photos Elvis Presley : Municipal Auditorium : Mobile AL : June 20, 1973
Elvis Presley Photos Elvis Presley : 3pm Long Island Ny : June 23, 1973
Elvis Presley Photos Elvis Presley : Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale : June 24, 1973
Elvis Presley Photos Elvis Presley : Cinncinnati, OH. : June 27, 1973

Elvis Presley Photos Elvis Presley : Atlanta : Omni Coliseum : June 29, 1973
Elvis Presley Photos Elvis Presley : Atlanta : Omni Coliseum : June 30, 1973

July

Elvis Presley Photos Elvis and Lisa Marie Presley : Atlanta : July 1, 1973
Elvis Presley Photos Elvis Presley : Municipal Auditorium, Nashville, Tennessee : In Concert : July 1, 1973
Elvis Presley Photos Elvis Presley : Atlanta : July 3, 1973

August

Elvis Presley Photos Elvis Presley The King's Court fan club : August 31, 1973

September

Elvis Presley Photos Elvis Presley : September 3, 1973 : Caught In A Trap
Elvis Presley Photos Tom Jones and Elvis Presley shake hands : On stage, September 4, 1973

October

Elvis Presley Photos Elvis and Priscilla Divorce Court Appearance : October 9, 1973

DVDs

DVD Aloha : From Hawaii 2 DVD Set (Broadcast + Rehearsal and more)
DVD Aloha From Hawaii Single Disc DVD

CDs

CD Elvis : Hits Of The 70s : 2 CD FTD Special Edition
CD Aloha From Hawaii Via Satellite : January 14, 1973
CD Elvis (Fool) FTD Special Edition 2 CD
CD Raised On Rock - FTD Special Edition 2 CD
CD Walk A Mile In My Shoes - The Essential 70's Masters 5 CD Set
CD I'll Remember You : Soundboard : February 3, 1973
CD Takin' Tahoe Tonight : Soundboard : May 13, 1973
CD Closing Night : Soundboard : September 3, 1973
CD From Hawaii To Las Vegas FTD 5" 1973 Soundboard Dress Rehearsal CD
CD Elvis : Stage Rehearsal : Elvis Presley FTD CD

Books

Elvis Presley Books Aloha Via Satellite Deluxe Hardcover Book [Boxcar]
Book Elvis In Hawaii
Elvis Presley Books The Elvis Files Vol. 6, 1971-1973
Book Elvis : The King Of Las Vegas : Hardcover Book : 360 pages, with 1300 pictures
Book Elvis : Caught In A Trap
Book Elvis: June Tour 1973 Hardcover Book
Book Elvis live at Del Webb's Sahara Tahoe : 1971-1976

Book Rockin 'N' Nassau Elvis Book
Book Elvis On Stage By Keith Alverson
Book Elvis : The Concert Years 1969-1977 Book
Book Elvis Concerts : Elvis Presley Book from JAT Publishing
Book Last Train To Memphis : Elvis Presley Book
Book Careless Love : The Unmaking Of Elvis Presley
Book Elvis : Portraits Book
Book Elvis : Photographs & Memories
Book Elvis : For The First Time Ever Elvis Book
Book America The Beautiful : Elvis Book with Free Promo CD

Articles about Elvis Presley The Elvis : The Hawaii Connection

Elvis Australia : Official Elvis Presley Fan Club : www.elvis.com.au

Elvis Presley Video Video Preview: Tupelo's Own Elvis Presley DVD

Tupelo's Own Elvis Presley DVD + 16 page booklet. Never before have we seen an Elvis concert from the 50's with sound. Until Now! The DVD Contains recently discovered Unreleased Film of Elvis performing 6 songs, including Heartbreak Hotel and Don’t Be Cruel, live in Tupelo Mississippi 1956. Included we see a live performance of the elusive Long Tall Sally seen here for the first time ever. This is an excellent release no fan should be without it. The 'parade' footage is good to see as it puts you in the right context with color and b&w footage. The interviews of Elvis' Parents are well worth hearing too. The afternoon show footage is wonderful and electrifying : Here is Elvis in his prime rocking and rolling in front of 11.000 people.

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