Between the afternoon rehearsal and the evening performance of “Stage Show,” hosted by Tommy and Jimmy Dorsey, Elvis returns to his hotel to rest and freshen up. (New York City, March, 17, 1956) .

 

 March 17, 1956, inside his suite at the Warwick Hotel in New York City, Elvis Presley finds an envelope containing dozens of fan letters that were sent to him which he proceeded to read.

 Elvis Presley : The Dorsey Brothers Stage Show : March 17, 1956.

 Elvis Presley : The Dorsey Brothers Stage Show : March 17, 1956

 Elvis Presley : The Dorsey Brothers Stage Show : March 17, 1956

 Elvis Presley : The Dorsey Brothers Stage Show : March 17, 1956

 Elvis chats with some very cold well wishers who came to greet him during near freezing weather the day he appeared for the first time on the Tommy and Jimmy Dorsey variety show, “Stage Show,” produced by Jackie Gleason. (CBS Studio 50, New York City, March 17, 1956).

 Elvis Presley : The Dorsey Brothers Stage Show : March 24, 1956