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Jailhouse Rock

  • Film

Time Out says

Wrestling with the problem of what to do with a rock'n'roll star, MGM hit on the addled brainwave of using Richard Thorpe, who had made The Student Prince for them three years earlier and had a background in costume musicals and adventures. The story, about a rock star with a prison background, was tougher than some of the other Presley pictures, but the musical numbers especially were shot in the MGM tradition, which was totally wrong for rock.
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Release Details

  • Duration:97 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:Richard Thorpe
  • Screenwriter:Guy Trosper
  • Cast:
    • Mickey Shaughnessy
    • Judy Tyler
    • Jennifer Holden
    • Vaughn Taylor
    • Anne Neyland
    • Dean Jones
    • Elvis Presley
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