On the night of August 27, 1965, Elvis Presley and John Lennon went for a drive down Mulholland Highway. What was said that night has never been revealed…until now.
***2017 Silver Remi Award Winner for Original Dramatic Short at Worldfest-Houston***
***2017 Winner for Best Actor and Best Drama at Southern Shorts Awards***
THE COMPLETE SHORT FILM
The Trailer Max Helm as Lennon Alex Pappas as Elvis
The Making of... Writer/Director Vito Brancato Reviews
August 27, 1965.
It was the height of Beatlemania and the Fab 4 were in the midst of their second record breaking U.S. tour. But despite a yearlong effort to arrange a meeting, the four lads from Liverpool had yet to encounter their idol Elvis Presley. On this particular night however, the stars aligned and the universe shifted perfectly to bring together the two biggest acts in rock history for the first and only time.
It all happened that night in Presley’s Bel-Air California mansion; the impromptu jam session, Colonel Parker’s high stakes wager to Brian Epstein, the teenaged Beatle maniac who eluded security and secretly witnessed history…and the inevitable collision of egos between the old king and the new king.
So Presley invited Lennon out for a drive and a private talk to settle their differences. What was said that night has never been revealed…until now.
Edited, Written & Directed by VITO BRANCATO Photographed by JOSEPH FREDONA
Starring MAX HELM ALEX PAPPAS Featuring GRACE TORIELLO MARIO RAMIREZ
Makeup and Hairstyling by AMY MALINA Drone Photography by Cloud Snap Drone Photography
Music by 1964 The Tribute EVERETT DEAN STEVE CALZARETTA
1962 Cadillac Coupe DeVille and crazy speed driving by Greg Wideman Location Manager Mark Kramer Transportation by Kevin Waszak
Producers Vito Brancato Joe Burke Colonel Frank Amaro
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