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    Jailhouse Rock (MGM, 1957). Lobby Card Set of 8 (11" X 14").
    Young and still a little dangerous, Elvis Presley gyrates with energy and undeniable charisma in this, one of his best films. Tossed in the clink after he accidentally kills a man while defending the honor of a lady, Presley strikes up a friendship with another con (Mickey Shaughnessy) who urges him to perform in the prison talent show. Alas, post-prison success goes to the King's head, but it all works out for the best in the end. Memorable tunes include "Don't Leave Me Now," "You're So Square," and of course the title tune. This dynamite complete lobby card set has it all, with "The King" fightin', lovin', strummin', dancin', swimmin', charmin', and of course, singin'! The cards display admirably after expert restoration. The title card has touchup to small paper loss in Elvis' hair and in the bottom right corner, and stains in the top border. The scene cards have had repair to corner bends, pinholes in the borders and background, small corner chips, tears in the borders that extend slightly into the background, and tape or other stains in the borders. Fine/Very Fine.


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    Auction Dates
    March, 2015
    28th-29th Saturday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 8
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