Memphis Mafioso Richard Davis was struck by love at Elvis Week

Twenty-eight-year-old heartthrob Elvis Presley’s official photo shoot for the “Kissin’ Cousins” movie and accompanying soundtrack occurred between November 8 and 14, 1963, at Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios in Hollywood. Photography by Virgil Apger / MGM / For Elvis CD Collectors message board

Memphis Mafia alum Richard “Broom” Davis [1939–2004] started working officially for Elvis Presley on the Seattle location shoot of It Happened at the World’s Fair on September 5, 1962, and remained on the payroll until the rock icon’s father Vernon coldly dismissed him in a cost-cutting move on November 15, 1970 [Elvis was playing the San Diego Sports Arena and had two subsequent…

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