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Al Wertheimer Reflects on Photographing "The Kiss"

 

No matter what network you watch the news on, you probably saw a feature two weeks ago about the newly revealed identity of the girl in ?The Kiss,? Alfred Wertheimer?s iconic Elvis photo.  She is Charleston, SC resident Barbara (Bobbi) Gray, who is now 75.  ?The Kiss? was photographed in 1956, so it took 55 years for her identity to be revealed.

 

Alfred Wertheimer Holds "The Kiss"

Image Tim Mantoani ? www.mantoani.com

 

If you would like to read the whole story, there is a lengthy article on Vanity Fair.com by noted author Alanna Nash.  Be sure to check out the twenty-five Wertheimer Elvis images that accompany the story.

 

  

 

Five years ago, I did six hours of phone interviews with Al Wertheimer as research for an article I wrote for Elvis International magazine.  The article was a 50th anniversary look at the time Al spent with Elvis in 1956 and all those images he took of the future King of Rock.  The interview was preserved on tape, and a short portion of it dealt with the history of ?The Kiss? photo.  Alfred has kindly given me permission to reproduce his recollections here.

First, a little history.  From June 29 to July 4, 1956, Alfred Wertheimer spent nearly every waking moment around Elvis.  Colonel Parker had not yet clamped down on the media with strictly limited access to his star.  Wertheimer was with Elvis for the Steve Allen Show rehearsal and telecast, two concerts in Richmond, a major recording session at RCA Victor (?Hound dog,? ?Don?t Be Cruel?) three long train rides, an afternoon with Elvis? family at their home, and a big holiday concert in Memphis.

Wertheimer took photographs almost constantly and finished with 2500 ?commercially viable? (his words) photographs.   After he teamed up with EPE, his Elvis photographs have adorned calendars, coffee mugs, T-shirts, and dozens of other collectibles.

?The Kiss? was photographed between shows at the Mosque Theater in Richmond, VA on June 29.   Wertheimer took all shots in black-and-white, and he used only natural light, no flash bulbs.  This enabled him to be as inconspicuous as possible, and Elvis mostly paid him no attention as he clicked away.

 

 

 

Al Wertheimer Reflects on the Snapping of ?The Kiss?

 

We were between shows.  I?m down at stage level, and I look down this long narrow passage and I see these two figures at the end.  There is still light enough [to take photographs] because there is a small window at the far end.  It?s probably around 6PM, so there?s still a certain amount of light left.  There?s a 50 watt bulb over their heads.

 

 

It was like, ?Leave me alone, give me some privacy, this is what I want to do, stay away.? 

But, I?m thinking, ?A true journalist wants to get the story.  And, the story is right there.  A very stark hallway, a little light, two silhouettes... ?   So, I decide to be a human tripod and lean up against the wall.  There?s a railing going back.

She?s on her tippy-toes, and even on her tippy-toes, she only reached Elvis? chin, so she must have been around all of 4 foot 10.  With her 3 inch heels and whatever she finally gets up to his chin area.  Elvis is about 6 feet.

I squeeze a few frames off and then I say, ?Well, I think I?ll take a chance.  However, (You know, this is all going on in my mind) if Elvis doesn?t like it, he may ask me to leave.  Well, that would cut my story short and I wouldn?t want that to happen.?  But, then I say, ?But he wouldn?t do that. (You know, I?m playing all the characters in my mind) He?s involved with the girl.  He wouldn?t do that.  Take a chance, Al?

I move in three or four feet, I take another shot. And then I go Hollywood.  I say, ?Well, this is not too good an angle.  I can get a better angle than that.?  So, I climb up on the handrail, and now I?m three feet away from them.  Elvis is up against the wall while she is sort of in his arms.

And now I?m clicking away and they still don?t see me.  Totally oblivious to me.  I now get courage, so now I?m doing like acrobatics with my legs, leaning forward.  I?m practically on top of their heads.

 

 

I?m shooting another couple of clicks, or like the British would say, knocking off a couple more snaps. ?

So, then I just sort of got everything I could get from that particular point of view, and I kind of back off six or seven feet.  I?m having a conference with myself, and I?m saying, ?The real angle is past them on the landing slightly below where they are standing.?  It?s like two steps down and there?s a landing going down.

So, I decide to be like the building superintendant.  I kind of walk up to them and say, ?Excuse me.  I?m coming through,? in like a very official maintenance man tone.  I finally settle myself comfortably on that landing area that?s about eight or ten feet beyond them.  Now, the light is coming over my shoulder into their faces, so I?m getting front light rather than back light.  And the 50 watt bulb is still over their heads.

And then she finally puts her pocketbook down.  Elvis has been trying to kiss this lady for a while.  He?s tried everything.  She now was feeling like well maybe she might give in.  So she puts her pocketbook down and they are cuddling real tight.

She says, ?Elvis, I?ll bet you can?t kiss me.?  So, she sticks out her tongue, you know, sort-of maybe half way.

He says in a very cool manner, ?I?ll bet I can.?  So, he sticks out his tongue and first he moves too fast.  He moves in too fast and bends her nose.  So, then he backs up like nothing ever happened.  Backs up and comes in a second time, and barely touches the tip of her tongue.

This is really like something two ten-year-olds would do.  [laughs]

 

 

And, I?ve been accused of taking the most erotic kiss ever!!

So, anyway, the kiss takes place.  I said to myself, ?I?ve got the story.  That?s it.  I can?t do better than that.  So, why don?t I take on my maintenance man?s attitude again and come by them once more and go out to the stage area.

?Excuse me.  Coming through.?  [Laughs]

 

From a photographer?s standpoint, Alfred truly did get the story.  He never dreamed there would be a second story 55 years later, about the girl in ?The Kiss.?  And, I think his recollection of how the image came about is another really good story.

 

If you are interested in purchasing Elvis photographs from the Alfred Wertheimer Collection, please visit:

www.photokunst.com 

www.govindagallery.com 

http://alfredwertheimer.com

 

 

  2011    Philip R Arnold, Original Elvis Blogmeister    All Rights Reserved    www.ElvisBlog.net

 

 

Elvis, Elvis Presley, and Graceland are registered trademarks of Elvis Presley Enterprises, Inc.

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Casey Stoner winner of the Czech

Casey Stoner came out as the winner of the Czech Republic MotoGP race. Honda's success more complete after they managed to put two other racers to the podium.

In the race at Brno Circuit on Sunday (08/14/2011), Stoner completed the race in 43 minutes 16.796 seconds. He won over his colleagues in the Repsol Honda, Andrea Dovizioso, and Honda Gresini rider, Marco Simoncelli, who each had to settle for second and third positions.

Jorge Lorenzo could only finish in fourth position. Behind him there's Yamaha teammate, Ben Spies.

Valentino Rossi completed the race in the same position at start. Start from sixth position, he also finished sixth.

Another rider who entered the top ten is Nicky Hayden, Colin Edwards, Hiroshi Aoyama, and Hector Barbera.

Stoner conquers the Czech Republic
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Stoner conquers the Czech Republic
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Czech Republic MotoGP race results:

1. Casey Stoner AUS Honda Repsol 43m 16.796s
2. Andrea Dovizioso ITA Repsol Honda 43m 23.328s
3. Marco Simoncelli ITA San Carlo Honda Gresini 43m 24.588s
4. Jorge Lorenzo Yamaha ESP Factory Racing 43m 25.309s
5. Ben Spies USA Yamaha Factory Racing 43m 26.982s
6. Valentino Rossi ITA Ducati Marlboro 43m 29.428s
7. Nicky Hayden USA Ducati Marlboro 43m 39.833s
8. Colin Edwards USA Tech 3 Yamaha Monster 43m 40.985s
9. Hiroshi Aoyama JPN San Carlo Honda Gresini 43m 41.998s
10. Hector Barbera ESP Mapfre Aspar 43m 53.362s
11. Toni Elias Honda ESP LCR 43m 53.475s
12. Randy de Puniet FRA Pramac Racing 43m 53.905s
13. Loris Capirossi ITA Pramac Racing 44m 5.707s

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Baby, I Don't Care -- Some Jerry Leiber Stories


If you read other Elvis websites, you already know about the death of songwriter Jerry Leiber.  The other sites informed you that Leiber and his partner Mike Stoller wrote more than a dozen Elvis hits, including ?Hound Dog,? ?Jailhouse Rock? and ?King Creole.?

        

                                    Jerry Leiber                                  Mike Stoller, Elvis, Jerry Leiber in 1957

 

For ElvisBlog, I thought it would be more fun to tell you some Jerry Leiber stories.  They all involve my favorite Elvis song, which happens to be written by Leiber & Stoller. 

Stoller and Leiber in Later Years

 

My number 1 Elvis song was never a hit.  It was never released as a single, and it was not originally included on any Elvis album.  The song is ?(You?re So Square) Baby, I Don?t Care.?

If you don?t immediately recognize this song, just visualize the swimming pool scene in the movie Jailhouse Rock.  In character as Vince Everett, Elvis sings ?Baby, I Don?t Care? in front of a cabana, entertaining everyone at a Hollywood pool party he threw.  Elvis is wearing a grey sweater with a distinctive collar.
                  

                    

 

Leiber & Stoller wrote ?Baby I Don?t Care? as part of the soundtrack for Jailhouse Rock.  Here is an unbelievable piece of trivia.  They composed ?Jailhouse Rock,?  ?Young and Beautiful,? ?Treat Me Nice,? ?I Want to Be Free,? ?Don?t Leave Me Now,? and ?Baby, I Don?t Care? in a period of four hours one afternoon.  They wrote an entire movie soundtrack in four hours.  These guys were really good!!

Here?s another oddity.  ?Baby, I Don?t Care? was originally released only on an unusual format that saw some popularity in the 50s and early 60s:  It was the EP (Extended Play).  EPs looked like regular 45 singles, except there were two songs on each side.  Elvis released over twenty-five EPs in his history, including one titled Jailhouse Rock.  However, it had five songs on it, every song from the movie, except ?Treat Me Nice.? 
 

 

The EP Jailhouse Rock was an inexpensive way for kids to get a bunch of good songs, and it sold like crazy.  It entered the Billboard EP Chart at Number 1, and it stayed there for 22 consecutive weeks.   It dropped down to Number 2 for a week, and then bounced back and stayed Number 1 for six more weeks.  ?Baby, I Don?t Care? was part of the best-selling Elvis EP ever, with over one million sales.  Leiber & Stoller wrote every song on it.

Even though Jailhouse Rock was a huge movie, there never was a soundtrack album.  What a missed opportunity.  RCA could have kept all six Leiber & Stoller songs together and added some filler songs and had a hit album.

There is one more piece of strange trivia involving ?Baby, I Don?t Care.?  When Elvis sings the song in the movie, there are camera shots from close in and long shots from the opposite side of the pool.  They were filmed at different times, and when the long shots were filmed, the sun was shining right on the band.  Here is a close-up shot.
 

  

Notice that Scotty Moore is not wearing sunglasses.  Now, the long shot:
 

 

If you look close, Scotty is wearing Sunglasses.  Maybe the studio was missing their continuity person that day.

My wife can?t believe my favorite Elvis song is ?Baby, I Don?t Care.?  She asks, ?Why not Hound Dog? or ?All Shook Up??  I love all of the early Elvis songs, but I?ve heard the big hits so many times they don?t move me like they used too.  However, ?Baby I Don?t Care? still sounds new. 

I like to remind my wife that the greatness of the song has been extolled by a pretty important icon of the music world.  Back in the early 90s, MTV often had ?Guest VJs? who would showcase their favorite music videos.  One night a true rock god did the show.  It was Robert Plant, lead singer of the legendary heavy metal band, Led Zeppelin. 

 

 

For one of his music videos, Plant chose the film clip of Elvis singing ?Baby, I Don?t Care? in Jailhouse Rock.  He called it the best Elvis song that was never released as a single.  So, I?m not the only person who really likes the song.

In their partnership, Mike Stoller wrote the music and Jerry Leiber wrote the lyrics.  So, as a last tribute to Jerry Leiber, here are the words he wrote for ?Baby, I Don?t Care.?

You don?t like crazy music.
You don?t like rockin? bands.
You just wanna go to a movie show,
And sit there holdin? hands.
You?re so square.
Baby, I don?t care.

You don?t like hotrod racin?
Or drivin? late at night.
You just wanna park where it?s nice and dark.
You just wanna hold me tight.
You?re so square.
Baby, I don?t care.

You don?t know any dance steps that are new,
But no one else could love me like you do, do, do, do.

I don?t know why my heart flips.
I only know it does.
I wonder why I love you, baby.
I guess it?s just because
You?re so square.

Baby, I don?t care.

 

Thank you, Jerry Leiber.  You gave us some great songs.

 


�  2011    Philip R Arnold, Original Elvis Blogmeister    All Rights Reserved    www.ElvisBlog.net
 

Elvis, Elvis Presley, and Graceland are registered trademarks of Elvis Presley Enterprises, Inc.

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