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Title Jailhouse rock [videorecording] / 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.

Imprint Burbank, Calif. : Warner Home Video, [2007]


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Pittsburg 1st Fl DVD Collection  DVD Jailhouse    ---  Available
Edition Deluxe ed.
Description 1 videodisc (96 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Summary While imprisoned for causing a death in a bar fight, Vince Everett takes to singing, and when paroled enters the music industry to eventually become a star.
System Details DVD, region 1; widescreen (2.40:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround or Dolby Digital 1.0 mono, dual-layer.
Language In English with optional French subtitles or optional English subtitles for the hearing impaired.
Cast Elvis Presley, Judy Tyler, Mickey Shaughnessy, Vaughn Taylor, Jennifer Holden, Dean Jones, Anne Neyland.
Credits Director of photography, Robert Bronner ; editor, Ralph E. Winters ; music supervisor, Jeff Alexander.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1957.
Based on a story by Ned Young.
Digitally remastered.
Audience Not rated by MPAA.
Summary 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.
Note Special features: commentary soundtrack by Steve Pond, author of Elvis in Hollywood; featurette "The scene that stole Jailhouse rock"; theatrical trailer.
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.
Ex-convicts -- United States -- Drama.
Singers -- United States -- Drama.
Music trade -- United States -- Drama.
Friendship -- United States -- Drama.
Man-woman relationship -- United States -- Drama.
DVD-Video discs.
Genre/Form Musical -- Feature.
Feature films.
Musical films.
Musical films.
Feature films.
Added Author Thorpe, Richard, 1896-1991.
Berman, Pandro S., 1905-1996.
Trosper, Guy, 1911-1963.
Stoller, Mike, 1933-
Leiber, Jerry, 1933-2011.
Young, Nedrick, 1914-1968.
Presley, Elvis, 1935-1977.
Tyler, Judy.
Shaughnessy, Mickey, 1920-1985.
Taylor, Vaughn, 1910-1983.
Holden, Jennifer, 1936-
Jones, Dean, 1931-2015.
Neyland, Anne.
Avon Productions)
Warner Home Video (Firm)
ISBN 1419851187
Standard No. 012569797833
Music No. 79783 Warner Home Video

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