A documentary that traces the Elvis saga from his birth during the depths of the Depression, to his move to Memphis, to his formative high school years, through his early struggles to launch a music career and wraps up with his triumphant homecoming concert in 1956, on the same stage where he'd lost a talent contest eleven years earlier. Written by
Did You Know?
Narrator Kris Kristofferson
is known for his several connections with subject of this documentary, Elvis Presley
. Presley recorded three songs written by Kristofferson, and Kristofferson replaced Presley in A Star Is Born
(1976) after Presley's manager turned it down. See more