Elvis Presley Anniversary: JAILHOUSE ROCK, 1957, Warner Bros., 96 min. Dir. Richard Thorpe. In his third film, Elvis is Vince Everett, a guy in the pen for manslaughter. His cellmate, Hunk Houghton (Mickey Shaughnessy) is a former country star who introduces him to the record business. Once the King is released, he quickly rises to the top as a rock & roll singer. But will he remember the folks who got him there? Another of Elvis best, it features slambang Leiber-Stoller songs and the jaw-dropping "Jailhouse Rock" production number. Elvis belts out the title tune as well as "Baby, I Dont Care" and more! [35mm]
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This screening commemorates the 35th anniversary of Elvis Presleys death. Mike Stoller will sign copies of his and Jerry Leibers book Hound Dog: The Leiber and Stoller Autobiography at 6:30 PM in the Egyptian lobby.