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17/10/1957 "Jailhouse Rock" is released

Jailhouse Rock is an American musical drama film directed by Richard Thorpe and starring Elvis Presley. Distributed by MGM and dramatized by Guy Trosper from a story written by Nedrick Young, the film is about a young man sentenced to prison for manslaughter who is mentored in music by his prison cellmate who realizes his musical abilities.