DVD

Jailhouse rock

Call Number

  • DVD MUSICAL (CEN)

Edition

Deluxe ed. ; Widescreen version.

Languages

In English, with optional French subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.

Performers

Elvis Presley, Judy Tyler, Mickey Shaughnessy, Dean Jones, Jennifer Holden, Vaughn Taylor, Anne Neyland.

Publication Information

Burbank, CA : Turner Entertainment Co. : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2007]

Physical Description

1 videodisc (96 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.

Audience

Not rated.

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.

Notes

Based on a story by Ned Young.

Originally produced as a motion picture in 1957.

Special features: commentary by Steve Pond, author of Elvis in Hollywood; "The scene that stole Jailhouse rock" featurette; theatrical trailer; photo booklet in container.

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