Jailhouse rock

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Jailhouse rock
Corporate Authors: 
Avon Productions
Place Published: 
Burbank, CA
Warner Home Video
Deluxe ed
1 videodisc (96 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet ([24] p. : ill. ; 18 cm.)
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.
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.
Director of photography, Robert Bronner ; editor, Ralph E. Winters ; music supervisor, Jeff Alexander.
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.
Not rated by MPAA.
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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