24 June 2004
ELVIS PRESLEY COSTUME FROM "SPEEDWAY"
An off-white cotton jumpsuit worn by Elvis as he portrayed Steve Grayson in the musical that also starred Nancy Sinatra; light blue stripes adorn the arms and legs and "Steve" is stitched on the left-breast. Included is a reprinted color image showing EP wearing the costume plus the vintage soundtrack album from the film.
Please note this piece was purposely distressed for the film's plot.
This piece was originally sold in the now famous 'Star Wardrobe' portion of the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer auction which started on May 3, 1970, though it was not listed in the orange catalogue as it was offered on the last day, almost as a give-away.
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