Head of Exhibits Peter Michel has curated a fabulous new exhibit in Special Collections on two notable movies filmed in Las Vegas. Michel drew the content largely from the Sands Hotel Collection in Special Collections. Read excerpts from Michel's exhibit text here and visit us on the 3rd floor of Lied Library to peruse the exhibit in person.
Meet Me in Las Vegas, MGM, starring Cyd Charisse and Dan Daily, Directed by Roy Roland, Produced by Joe Pasternak, premiered in Las Vegas on February 21, 1956 at the El Portal Theater on Fremont Street.
Viva Las Vegas! MGM, starring Elvis Presley and Ann-Margaret, Directed by George Sidney, Produced by Jack Cummings, released May 20, 1964.