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Priscilla on Elvis Presley's death: He knew what he was doing
"Priscilla about Elvis Presley's death: ”He knew what he was doing”"

"New details surrounding Elvis's death in the new documentary"

"Elvis Presley died in 1977 due to a heart condition."

"But in the documentary, ”Elvis Presley: The Searcher” gives Priscilla Presley new details surrounding the ex-spouse."

"– He knew what he was doing, " she says."

"In the day shows the SVT documentary, ”Elvis Presley: The Searcher”, which depicts the story of the boy from Mississippi who became one of our time's brightest stars. "

"In the first part, which aired on christmas day, suggests Priscilla Presley, ex-husband's death was a suicide."

"Elvis Presley died at his home Graceland in Memphis on 16 August 1977, aged 42. ”The King” weighed then 159 pounds, led by among other things, enlarged heart, and a talking to your. The cause of death was to be determined as heart disease. In the documentary, however, gives Priscilla Presley, a different picture."

" People wonder why no one did anything. It is not true. People in his inner circle tried, but you didn't tell Elvis Presley what he would do. You did not do it. I mean, when would you like to go out faster than a torn cat. They tried and forget about it. He knew what he was doing, " she says."

"Got drug addiction in the army."

"According to Priscilla was Elvis Presley's drug addiction in the army, where he should have been the stimulant pill for the first time."

"– Where it began. He took them to stand out with the cold days and lonely nights, " says Priscilla Presley, who was married to Elvis from 1967 to 1973, in the documentary."

"the Documentary also tells, through archive footage and testimony from those who were Elvis Presley close, how ”The King” seemed to be powerless to face his manager. Colonel Tom Parker steered Elvis Presley's career with an iron fist. When the young artist came back to the US after his two year long military service in west Germany in the 1960s, wanted colonel Tom Parker doing Elvis Presley to an even bigger star by directing him in the film industry."

"But Hollywoodkarriären favoured him not."

" Films damaged his image as an innovator and as a musician. He had a great talent and they gave a fantastic picture of him. It started well with the films. When he did creative things, they saw that he had great potential. But had never been able to become a real movie star with the Captain behind him, " says the musician Tom Petty in the documentary."

"But Tom Parker himself hit back:"

" I wasn't involved in other than to negotiate the contracts. He had to decide what he wanted to do and not to. No one forced him to make a movie he wanted to do, " says the captain in the documentary."

"When Elvis Presley finally became free from filmkontrakten 1969, he began to dream of touring abroad. He wanted to go to Europe and Japan. However, colonel Parker refused him the international tour, since he himself dwelt not legal in the united states. If colonel Tom Parker left the country, he would be able to get problems with entrance again."

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"Elvis Presley's busy schedule caused him to begin medication to cope. To see the last of his plays pain Priscilla, because she sees that he is not feeling well."

"– The last recordings are hard to watch. I think that sometimes it would have been better if they had put in, " says Priscilla."

"Between 1974 and 1976 did Elvis Presley over a hundred gigs per year. It happened that he collapsed after a gig."

"– His last days of life was not good. He had many problems. He had gone up in weight, which is a cardinal sin in show business. The isolation led to the abuse, " he says and continues:"

"– One gets success and becomes rich, but one day it goes up for a that it does not make a happy. He knew he had to find something, but I think he gave up. "

"Part two of ”Elvis Presley: The Searcher” is broadcast in BBC1 22: 00 on 27 december. Both part 1 and 2 are available on SVT Play."

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