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Jailhouse rock [videorecording] / 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.

Available copies

  • 2 of 4 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 0 of 2 copies available at Baker County Library District. (Show)
  • 0 of 2 copies available at Baker County Library.

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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.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Baker County Library MUSICAL JAI DVD (Text) 37814003327252 STORAGE - AUDIOVISUAL DVD System_Only_3months 07/22/2021 In process -
Baker County Library MUSICAL JAI DVD (Text) 37814003327310 STORAGE - AUDIOVISUAL DVD System_Only_3months 07/22/2021 In process -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1419851187
  • ISBN: 9781419851186
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (96 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet ([24] p. : ill. ; 18 cm.)
  • Edition: Deluxe ed.
  • Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2007]

Content descriptions

General Note:
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.
Formatted Contents Note:
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.
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 by MPAA.
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.
Ex-convicts > United States > Drama.
Singers > United States > Drama.
Music trade > United States > Drama.
Friendship > United States > Drama.
Man-woman relationship > United States > Drama.
Feature films.
Musical films.
Genre: Musical films.
Film adaptations.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Films for the hearing impaired.
Musical > Feature.
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