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Jailhouse Rock

USA, English, 96 mins

  • Director: Richard Thorpe
  • Writer: Guy Trosper; Nedrick Young
  • Producer: Pandro S. Berman; Kathryn Hereford

CGiii Comment

Surely not...Elvis being bum-fucked by a gang of grubby convicts.

Yes...we all know what the 'jailhouse rock' really is...but did Elvis?

After watching this - the success of Elvis will become a complete mystery.


Trailer...

The(ir) Blurb...

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. Everett 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 becomes an overnight sensation. But when he becomes a superstar, will his desire for fame and money cause him to forget the people who got him there?

Cast & Characters

Elvis Presley as Vince Everett;
Judy Tyler as Peggy Van Alden;
Mickey Shaughnessy as Hunk Houghton;
Vaughn Taylor as Mr. Shores;
Jennifer Holden as Sherry Wilson;
Dean Jones as Teddy Talbot;
Anne Neyland as Laury Jackson;
Dorothy Abbott as Woman in Restaurant;
Peter Adams as Jack Lease;
Francois Andre as Waiter

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