Documentary: When Elvis died, Orion appeared and fooled thousands of fans

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  1. Gretsch Man

    Gretsch Man Well-Known Member

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    This actually looks pretty good. Someone made a documentary about the bizarre life of an Elvis impersonator named Orion, one who sounds 99.9% exactly like The King, that appeared when Elvis died. He began putting out albums with Sun Records and convinced thousands Elvis faked his own death, but decided to come back. He was contractually obligated to wear a mask whenever he appeared in public to further the illusion.

    http://www.orionthemovie.com/

    Not sure how to link the trailer but you can see it there. If you're wondering how an impersonator could manage to fool thousands into thinking he was the real deal, check this out.

     
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    I heard about this and it sounds really good. What a weird job.
     
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    The guy wanted to make it without the Elvis gimmick, and had quite a bit of talent, but he could never break out of the Elvis shadow. He ended up owning a pawn shop in relative obscurity and was later murdered by a robber. Really weird stuff
     
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    kinda like when this guy convinced thousands he was Dean Martin



    :giggle:
     
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    I think it's only being shown at indie film festivals for now. Not sure when it will release for everyone.
     
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    he dont sound like Dean at all :dontknow:
     
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    And his skin is slightly darker.
     
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    He looks nothing like Elvis.
     
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    idiotbox Looking for a dime and found a quarter. VIP

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    i remember his album being orange instead of the standard black. my aunt had it and played it until it wore out.
     
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    A minor detail to a grief stricken fan who believes there's a possibility The King has returned.
     
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    Want to hear a really good Elvis impersonator? His name is Doug Church.

     
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    And he's doing it live with real instruments and no auto tune? What? They can still do that?

    Sounds pretty good, btw.
     
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    John Mahlin These go to eleven Gold

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    I prefer this Elvis. Nothing like the original, but bad ass to the bone.
     
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    That's Tortelvis.
     
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    John Mahlin These go to eleven Gold

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    Saw the a bunch of times and they were awesome. Partied with them actually when I was in college, fantastic guys.
     
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    They're great! My friend's band opened for them years ago.
     
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    Sad I never got to see this guy in life. Died before I was born. The King....









     
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    Hey, but we get Katy Perry, Maroon 5, and Justin Bieber!
     
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    LaserT You have to have fun. Gold

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    Sadly, yes. Haha.
     
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    It's funny how the lighting on the stage never shows his face.