We just learned the legendary director/producer Dwight Hemion passed away on Monday, January 28th.
Dwight Hemion, who directed the 1977 CBS Special Elvis in Concert has died aged 81.
In his prolific career, he garnered 47 Emmy nominations in his career and won 18. He is best-known for producing specials with such legends as Julie Andrews, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Frank Sinatra, and Barbra Streisand.
Dwight Hemion created a legacy of television specials, with an exhaustive list of shows featuring Frank Sinatra, Neil Diamond, Pavarotti, Sammy Davis Jr., John Wayne, Barbara Streisand ,Ann Margret and Elvis Presley.
Elvis In Concert was filmed just six weeks before the singerís death and although the show was original broadcast on television, it has never been officially released on video or DVD.
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