On August 17/1977 Elvis Presley, loved and adored by millions of fans and devotees worldwide died alone and virtually penniless. In this programme we hear the comments of those who were closest, the people charged with caring for him, the people who were at Graceland on that fateful day who can now talk about the last 24 hours. They talk of Elvis's final moments and how a sequence of events led to a sad and lonely end for one of the world's greatest entertainers and most loved Superstar. Film is an intimate and respectful portrait of the king by his closest friends and family known collectively as the Memphis Mafia. Reunited for the first time his longest serving friends tell their intimate, revealing and often amazing stories. These are the men who were trusted by Elvis to share his innermost thoughts and secrets and who were at his side during those final hours of his life when arguably the greatest of popular icons and entertainers of the 20th century left the stage for the final time. Documentary reconstructs the countdown of the final hours of his life and the events that led to Elvis's death...the drugs, the girls, the financial meltdown of an Empire and the pivotal role of Colonel Tom Parker.