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Jailhouse rock

Author: Richard ThorpePandro S BermanGuy TrosperMike StollerJerry LeiberAll authors
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2007]
Series: Elvis, the Hollywood collection.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : Deluxe edView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Musical films
Film adaptations
Feature films
Fiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Films for the hearing impaired
Musical
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Thorpe; Pandro S Berman; Guy Trosper; Mike Stoller; Jerry Leiber; Elvis Presley; Judy Tyler; Mickey Shaughnessy; Vaughn Taylor; Jennifer Holden; Dean Jones; Anne Neyland; Nedrick Young; Avon Productions.; Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.; Warner Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 1419851187 9781419851186
OCLC Number: 144528587
Language Note: In English with optional French subtitles or optional English subtitles for the hearing impaired.
Notes: Originally produced as a motion picture in 1957.
Based on a story by Ned Young.
Special features: commentary soundtrack by Steve Pond, author of Elvis in Hollywood ; featurette "The scene that stole Jailhouse rock" (15 min.) ; theatrical trailer.
Credits: Director of photography, Robert Bronner ; editor, Ralph E. Winters ; music supervisor, Jeff Alexander.
Cast: Elvis Presley, Judy Tyler, Mickey Shaughnessy, Vaughn Taylor, Jennifer Holden, Dean Jones, Anne Neyland.
Target Audience: Not rated by MPAA.
Description: 1 videodisc (96 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet ([24] p. : ill. ; 18 cm.)
Details: DVD, region 1; widescreen (2.40:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround or Dolby Digital 1.0 mono, dual-layer.
Contents: Special features: Widescreen version presented in a "letterbox" format --
Commentary by Steve Pond, author of Elvis in Hollywood --
New featurette The scene that stole Jailhouse Rock --
Digitally remastered for improve dpicture quality --
Language: English Dolby surround 5.1 ; English mono --
Subtitles (main feature): English, French.
Series Title: Elvis, the Hollywood collection.
Responsibility: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents an Avon production ; screen play by Guy Trosper ; songs mostly by Mike Stoller and Jerry Leiber ; produced by Pandro S. Berman ; directed by Richard Thorpe.

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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.

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