This footage, according to the Elvis Information Network, "switches back and forth between camera views of the audience and film of a very animated Presley performing "Polk Salad Annie" in front of the sold-out arena." Sounds exciting, doesn't it?
Now, the good news it this footage is available as a videoclip on the Elvis Insiders site. The bad news is that only a preview of the clip is available if you're not a member. Still, the 15 seconds showing Elvis singing immediately after Jerry Scheff's bass solo, makes your mouth water.
Both picture and sound are excellent, and I wonder if only "Polk Salad Annie" was filmed, or if there is more "lost" footage from the Garden that night. Another question I have is if part of the footage was shown on the NBC News Channel back then. I for one would love to watch that particular news broadcast.
I have to admit, I've never consided becoming an "Elvis Insider." (It's $19.99 for 1 year membership.) But maybe I have to reconsider. What do you think?