Product DetailsElvis Presley's third and best film is this musical romp released in 1957, just as the Big "E" was reaching the peak of his hip-swiveling pre-army success. Filmed in ultra-cool black and white, the movie stars Elvis as a good ol' boy who saves a woman from an assault but kills her attacker, so he's convicted of manslaughter and sent to jail. While doing time he takes up the guitar and becomes a singing sensation, ready for the big time when he's finally released. He becomes a big star but his inflated ego gets him into trouble with his former cellmate and his new girlfriend. Short on plot but heavy on rock & roll, this EP classic features such hit songs as "Treat Me Nice," "Baby, I Don't Care," "Don't Leave Me Now," and, of course, the classic title song, performed in an elaborate jailhouse number that Elvis choreographed himself. This is Elvis in all his big-screen glory, and the movie's upbeat ending made it a huge success during its original release.
Store CommentsSpecial Features Commentary by Steve Pond, author of Elvis in Hollywood New featurette the Scene That stole Jailhouse Rock Digitally remastered for improved picture quality Soundtrack remastered in Dolby Digital 5.1 as well as original Mono Theatrical trailer Subtitles: Franšais (main feature. bonus material/trailer may not be subtitled)
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