Unfortunately the video is gone Tradplorable. I got through up to the interview and said I would finish it today. Alas its gone. I was so much looking forward to it.
It was of course a skit, a great bit of fiction enacted as real. I enjoyed the visit to Elvis's house to see his gold records and pictures, looking at his shows that brought fun to us teenagers.
I have just watched the video on Elvis and his twinless twins. Fascinating, especially the X-ray of the two twins in the womb. I heard one man state life begins at conception. I was moved by the loss suffered by the twin that lived/lives. I could picture God creating two souls at the same time inside the womb of the mother. I can understand how such lliving twins could feel a spititual communication with their dead brother or sister. I could also understand the feeling of guilt that they lived and their twin died. If Elvis was tormented by this, God will have understood.
Elvis played a huge part in my life and others of my generation. I do not recall his giving any scandal to me or other Catholic friends in our time. Indeed I always associated him with Christianity which is more that can be said about any of today's stars. We loved his rock and roll, often played at the parish dances we went to in the early 60s. These dances always had a priest there to separate any boy and girl getting too close to one another.
Recently there was a great programme on Elvis's demise and death. there were interviews with some of his friends and musicians who played with him, some who found him dead and accompanied him to the hospital. Elvis is dead, Lord have mercy on his soul.
Once again I am shocked at the judgements posted on this forum. Elvis was a devil and all that.
I am the same age Elvis would have been, so lived every day he lived and was never scandalised by him. Didn't the Lord himself tell us not to judge lest we shall be judged.
Finally I recall another comment on Elvis. It went like this:
‘The numerological decline of practicing Christians in the world would appear to be irreversible. The present Pope [John Paul II] has said that if the decline continues at the present rate then in 70 years there will be no Christians on the face of the planet [see, always “planet” not the Earth]. This prophecy is perhaps pessimistic. It ignores the human capacity to be inconsistent…Christianity will survive in a more or less undiluted form. A civilisation which readily believes in flying saucers and the resurrection of Elvis Presley should have no difficulty to swallow what is dished out by the tele-evangelists.’ ---A. N. Wilson, writer and historian, Daily Express, Oct. 21, 1999, pp.44-45.
Oh, just about to watch a recorded investigation into the 'Big Foots of the world, should be interesting.