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The Picture Show will present an ELVIS PRESLEY weekend in January!
See KING CREOLE on January 6 and JAILHOUSE ROCK on January 7. $5 at the door. For the $25 Dinner and a Movie package, call The American Hotel for reservations at 631-725-3535. The American Hotel offer goes away beginning in February so take advantage of this package while it is still available in January!

Elvis Presley, Carolyn Jones, Walter Matthau

Danny Fisher, young delinquent, flunks out of high school. He quits his job as a busboy in a nightclub, and one night he gets the chance to perform. Success is imminent and the local crime boss Maxie Fields wants to hire him to perform at his night club The Blue Shade. Danny refuses, but Fields won't take no for an answer.
Source: IMDB; written by Mattias Thuresson <>

Directed by
Michael Curtiz   
Writing credits
Herbert Baker   (screenplay)
Michael V. Gazzo   (screenplay)
Harold Robbins   (novel "A Stone for Danny Fisher")

Cast (in credits order)

 Elvis Presley ...  Danny Fisher
 Carolyn Jones ...  Ronnie
 Walter Matthau ...  Maxie Fields
 Dolores Hart ...  Nellie
 Dean Jagger ...  Mr. Fisher
 Liliane Montevecchi ...  Forty Nina
 Vic Morrow ...  Shark
 Paul Stewart ...  Charlie LeGrand
 Jan Shepard ...  Mimi Fisher
 Brian G. Hutton ...  Sal (as Brian Hutton)
 Jack Grinnage ...  Dummy
 Dick Winslow ...  Eddie Burton
 Raymond Bailey ...  Mr. Evans - School Principal
 Gavin Gordon ...  Mr. Primont - Druggist

Produced by
Paul Nathan ....  associate producer 
Hal B. Wallis ....  producer 
Original Music by
Walter Scharf   
Cinematography by
Russell Harlan   (director of photography)  
Costume Design by
Edith Head   


Vince Everett is serving a one-year jail sentence for manslaughter. While in the big house, his cellmate, a former country singer, introduces him to the record business. Everett takes to it so well that he decides to become a singer when he gets out. However, he is quickly disillusioned by the record business. But with the help of a new friend, he decides to form his own label, and soon becomes an overnight sensation. But when he becomes a superstar, will his desire for fame and money cause him to forget the people who got him there? Source: IMDB Written by <>  

Directed by
Richard Thorpe   

Writing credits
Guy Trosper   (screenplay)
Nedrick Young   (story)

Cast (in credits order)

 Elvis Presley ...  Vince Everett
 Judy Tyler ...  Peggy Van Alden
 Mickey Shaughnessy ...  Hunk Houghton
 Vaughn Taylor ...  Mr. Shores
 Jennifer Holden ...  Sherry Wilson
 Dean Jones ...  Teddy Talbot
 Anne Neyland ...  Laury Jackson

Produced by
Pandro S. Berman ....  producer 
Kathryn Hereford .... ....associate producer 
Original Music by
Jeff Alexander   
Cinematography by
Robert J. Bronner   (director of photography)  

Posted: October 28, 2011