Story behind the Elvis Coffin Photo as appeared in the frontpage Nation Enquirer September 6, 1977 had a camera to sneak into Graceland
Story Behind the Elvis Presley in his Coffin Picture Elvis Coffin Picture appeared on the front-page of the Nation Enquirer September 6, 1977 National Enquirer bribed Bobby Mann to sneak a Arco Flex Spy Camera into Graceland
Elvis Presley’s body was embalmed then dressed in a pale blue shirt, white silk tie and white suit. Placed in a copper-platted open lid casket with his head resting of silver velvet pillow; ready for his last public appearance at Graceland
The Elvis in his Coffin Picture that appeared on the frontpage of the Nation Enquirer on 6 September 1977: Iain Calder, veteran Editorial Director of National Inquirer wrote a book, The Untold Story: My 20 Years Running the National Enquirer. Calder admits they acquired the photo from Elvis’ cousin Bobby Mann for $18,000.