A stroll through the park - October 1958

Moderators: Moderator5, Moderator3, FECC-Moderator, Site Mechanic


User avatar

Topic author
MikeFromHolland
Posts: 7583
Registered for: 12 years
Has thanked: 2479 times
Been thanked: 6844 times

A stroll through the park - October 1958

Post by MikeFromHolland »

.

Image


Image


Image


From the book Sergeant Presley: Our Untold Story of Elvis' Missing Years By Rex Mansfield, Marshall Terrill, Elisabeth Mansfield, Zoe Terrill:
On October 4, 1958, Elvis' family and friends moved into the world-renowned Ritters Park Hotel in Bad Homburg. Elvis visited with them his first weekend off-post, and it proved to be a girl-worthy event. When he and Lamar took a stroll in a nearby park, they encountered a cute, young blond girl accompanied by a well-known photographer. The photographer suggested to Elvis that he pose with the 16-year-old Margit Buergin. Elvis put his arm around her and she looked up and smiled at him. Those pictures were published in newspapers and magazines across the nation and she was cast in the role of Elvis' newest girlfriend..."


https://books.google.co.uk/books?id=1HdC0ESis1oC&pg=RA1-PA68&lpg=RA1-PA68&dq=Margit+Bürgin+elvis+presley+girlfriend&source=web&ots=ELUtCI-Bm_&sig=vNVVzrjVl1sO63iIgF6psgVR9gI&hl=en&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result#v=onepage&q&f=false


The "well-known" photographer was Mickey Bohnacker.

Image
Mickey Bohnacker with the Graflex Speed Graphic-Camera he took the pictures with.



Here are his pictures of the stroll through the Park:


Image

Image

Image

Image

Image

Image

Image

Image

Image

Image

Image

Image

Image

Image

Image

Image

Image

Image

Image

Image

Image

Image

Image

Image

Image

Image

Image

Image

Image

Image

Image

Image

Image

Image

Image

Image

Image

Image

Image

Image



At a party with Margit:

Image

Image

Image

Image
To the right of Elvis platoon officer with his wife and her friend, to the right colleagues Vern Emmons, Andy Stiller, Larry O'Brien.

Image

Image







Sources
http://www.rmyauctions.com/1958_elvis_presley___gi_elvis_and_german_girlfrien-lot14212.aspx
http://www.smb.me.uk/graphics-illustration/
http://www.tcb-world.com/forum/showthread.php?22150-Margit-B%FCrgin
https://books.google.co.uk
https://www.pinterest.com/pin/539235755359909853/
https://pp.vk.me/c309623
http://www.faz.net/aktuell/rhein-main/frankfurt/fotograf-mickey-bohnacker-ich-bin-der-koenig-der-liliputaner-1544102.html
http://www.fanpop.com/clubs/elvis-presley/images/32668245/title/elvis-margit-burgin-germany-october-1958-photo
http://www.nydailynews.com/entertainment/music-arts/elvis-presley-75th-birthday-gallery-1.102843?pmSlide=1.105036
http://thewonderofelvis.tumblr.com/post/31355351163/letyourselfgo-original-caption-seventeen
http://3764elvispresleyboulevard.tumblr.com/page/4


Mike

------
lay back,
take it easy
And try a smile...

.

User avatar

Topic author
MikeFromHolland
Posts: 7583
Registered for: 12 years
Has thanked: 2479 times
Been thanked: 6844 times

Re: A stroll through the park - October 1958

Post by MikeFromHolland »

.

Just found another one:

Image
Elvis und Vater Vernon am Kaiser Wilhelm Denkmäler im Kurpark Kaiser-Friedrich-Promenade Bad Homburg.


Source: http://www.elvis-in-deutschland.keepfree.de

.


Mike

------
lay back,
take it easy
And try a smile...

.


CoyotaBlues
Posts: 130
Registered for: 11 years 7 months
Has thanked: 37 times
Been thanked: 60 times

Re: A stroll through the park - October 1958

Post by CoyotaBlues »

Man you sure are on a roll Mike! Thank you for recent posts! Thank you very much :)



User avatar

Elton
Posts: 3473
Registered for: 18 years 7 months
Has thanked: 21 times
Been thanked: 142 times

Re: A stroll through the park - October 1958

Post by Elton »

Roll on there Mike!
Your work here is much appreciated.


"I Don't Sound Like Nobody" Thats Because Nobody Sounds Like You !

"you remember that doncha?"
Later Elton ^j^

User avatar

Topic author
MikeFromHolland
Posts: 7583
Registered for: 12 years
Has thanked: 2479 times
Been thanked: 6844 times

Re: A stroll through the park - October 1958

Post by MikeFromHolland »

.

Thank you guys!!! Glad you like it!

::rocks

.


Mike

------
lay back,
take it easy
And try a smile...

.


Juan Luis

Re: A stroll through the park - October 1958

Post by Juan Luis »

Thank you.



User avatar

Topic author
MikeFromHolland
Posts: 7583
Registered for: 12 years
Has thanked: 2479 times
Been thanked: 6844 times

Re: A stroll through the park - October 1958

Post by MikeFromHolland »

Juan Luis wrote:Thank you.
You're welcome!


I just found two pics of Margit Buergin from August 1962:
1962 08 00 Margit.jpg
1962 08 00 Margit_2.jpg
.

-- Sat Apr 09, 2016 6:14 pm --

.

Uncropped:

Image

.

-- Wed Aug 03, 2016 2:30 pm --

.

Article from April 26, 1959:
1959 04 26 The Evening Independent.png
.
You do not have the required permissions to view the files attached to this post.


Mike

------
lay back,
take it easy
And try a smile...

.