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Jailhouse rock / Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents an Avon production ; screenplay by Guy Trosper ; songs mostly by Mike Stoller and Jerry Leiber ; produced by Pandro S. Berman ; directed by Richard Thorpe.

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  • 15 of 16 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Adams PL Sys. - Decatur Branch VID ELV DVD (Text) 34207002173988 DVDs-Adult Available -
Bloomfield Eastern Greene Co PL - Bloomfield Main DVD JAI (Text) 36803000720164 DVD Available -
Brazil PL - Brazil DVD #1287 (Text) 38160000523330 Second Floor, DVD Available -
Brownstown PL - Brownstown ADVD JAILHOU (Text) 79361000034092 Adult Fiction DVDs Available -
Dunkirk PL - Dunkirk DVD M ELV (Text) 76381000074586 DVD Available -
Eckhart PL - Main DVD Elvis Jailhouse (Text) 840191001897262 Movies - Main Floor Temporarily Unavailable -
Fayette Co PL - Connersville DVD 791.43 JAI (Text) 39230031173667 Adult Video Available -
Jackson Co PL - Seymour Main Library DVD FIC JAI (Text) 37500003701543 Movies Available -
Jay Co PL - Portland DVDa JAILH DVD #4508 (Text) 76383000392547 Movies Available -
Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library DVD JAILHOUSE (MUSICAL) (Text) 39206020284228 Audiovisual - DVD Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 1419851187
  • ISBN: 9781419851186
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (96 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet ([24] pages : illustrations ; 18 cm)
  • Edition: Deluxe ed.
  • Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2007]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally released as a motion picture in 1957.
Based on a story by Ned Young.
Digitally remastered.
Special features: commentary soundtrack by Steve Pond, author of Elvis in Hollywood; featurette "The scene that stole Jailhouse rock"; theatrical trailer.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Robert Bronner ; editor, Ralph E. Winters ; music supervisor, Jeff Alexander.
Participant or Performer Note:
Elvis Presley, Judy Tyler, Mickey Shaughnessy, Vaughn Taylor, Jennifer Holden, Dean Jones, Anne Neyland.
Summary, etc.:
Vince Everett is serving a one-year jail sentence for manslaughter. While in the big house, his cellmate, a former country singer, introduces him to the record business. Vince takes to it so well that he decides to become a singer when he gets out. However, he is quickly disillusioned by the record business. But with the help of a new friend, he decides to form his own label, and soon he becomes an overnight sensation. As he becomes a superstar, his desire for fame and money may cause him to forget the people who got him there.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1; widescreen (2.40:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround or Dolby Digital 1.0 mono, dual-layer.
Language Note:
In English with optional French subtitles or optional English subtitles for the hearing impaired.
Subject: Ex-convicts > United States > Drama.
Singers > United States > Drama.
Music trade > United States > Drama.
Friendship > United States > Drama.
Man-woman relationships > United States > Drama.
Genre: Musical > Feature.
Feature films.
Musical films.
Musical films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Feature films.

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