Jailhouse Rock - Elvis in the movies
On the Sundays in July and August we offer you the opportunity to see selected Elvis Presley films as matinees within the scope of the exhibition “Trude & Elvis. Vienna –Memphis –Hollywood”.
The movies will be shown in the original English version with German subtitles.
Free admission with a valid ticket.
As of 10 a.m. you can get into the mood for the films at Café Eskeles with a glass of Limonana and a crispy Boureka (a stuffed and baked pastry) for the price of € 4.50.
Vince Everett is sentenced to jail for manslaughter after a barroom brawl. In prison he learns to sing, gets paroled and follows his difficult path to success in the music and film industry. Elvis performs “Treat Me Nice,” “I Want to Be Free” and the title tune “Jailhouse Rock,” his declared favorite song from all of his movies.
USA 1957; director: Richard Thorpe; starring: Elvis Presley, Judy Tyler, Mickey Shaughnessy