The first colour footage of Elvis, 1955

Its Saturday 29th April, 1955 and tonight the Cotton Club, Slaton, Texas brings you live onstage - Mr. Elvis Presley.

In the audience is Ben Hall, with his colour film camera. Ben went on to write “Blue Days, Black Nights” for Buddy Holly. But that’s a while away - tonight Ben is just focused - or unfocused - on having a good time, almost as much as the rest of the audience.

Judging by their reaction, we think Mr. Presley could go a long way…

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