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Jailhouse Rock

Elvis stars at the young Vince Everett, who serves a one-year jail sentence for manslaughter. While in Jail, Everett befriends his cellmate, a former country singer, who introduced him to the record business. Everett takes to it so well that he decides to become a singer when he gets out. However, when he becomes a superstar, will his desire for fame and money cause him to forget the people who got him there?

Jailhouse Rock has a sad history, with co-star Judy Tyler’s tragic accidental death in a car accident three days after filming was completed. It is rumoured that Elvis refused to watch the movie because of this tragic event.

Parkes Library

  • Wednesday, 9th Jan 10:00am (1 Hour and 30 minutes)
  • Thursday, 10th Jan 02:00pm (1 Hour and 30 minutes)
  • Friday, 11th Jan 10:00am (1 Hour and 30 minutes)
  • Saturday, 12th Jan 02:15pm (1 Hour and 30 minutes)
FREE EVENT

Venue

Parkes Library

25 Bogan Street, Parkes
P: 0268612309
W: https://www.parkes.nsw.gov.au

Organiser

Parkes Elvis Festival

P: 0268626000
E: [email protected]