PHOTOS: Recreating the Elvis ‘kiss’

Back in 1956, photographer Alfre Wertheimer snapped a picture of Elvis kissing a woman backstage at the Mosque Theatre in Richmond. To celebrate Valentine’s Day and an exhibit of Wertheimer’s photos currently on display at the VMFA, here are some pictures of people recreating that iconic image.

Back in 1956, photographer Alfred Wertheimer snapped this shot of Elvis Presley kissing a woman backstage at the Mosque Theatre here in Richmond. It went on to become one of the most famous photographs of Elvis, and certainly the most famous of him taken here in town. To celebrate Valentine’s Day and an exhibit of Wertheimer’s photos called “Elvis at 21″ currently on display at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, here are some photos of people recreating that iconic image of the King.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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1 comment on PHOTOS: Recreating the Elvis ‘kiss’

  1. Emmett Methven on said:

    lol

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