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Dementia Friendly Screening: Jailhouse Rock

Wed 20th September 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

- £4.00

Picturehouse at FACT’s Dementia-Friendly Screenings are open to all but are especially for people with dementia and their family, friends and carers. Accompanying carers go free! Join us for free tea, coffee and biscuits and a chance to socialise for 30 minutes before the film. The film will start at the time stated.

Director: Richard Thorpe. Starring: Elvis Presley, Judy Tyler, Mickey Shaughnessy, Vaughn Taylor. USA 1957. 95 mins.

One of the best of Elvis Presley’s pre-Army films, Jailhouse Rock offers us the sensual, ‘dangerous’ Elvis that won the hearts of the kids and earned the animosity of their elders. Presley plays Vince Everett, a young buck who accidentally kills a man while protecting the honour of a woman. He is thrown into prison, and following his performance in the prison show, where ol’ swivel-hips score a hit, he decides to stay in showbiz after his release. He sets up his own record company but success goes to his head, and he is deserted by his flunkeys and hangers-on. Everett learns the value of friendship and slowly rebuilds his reputation and career. Seldom would Elvis be so well showcased in the future.

Details

Date:
Wed 20th September 2017
Time:
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cost:
£4.00
Event Category:
Event Tags:
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Website:
https://www.picturehouses.com/cinema/Picturehouse_At_Fact/film/jailhouse-rock

Venue

Picturehouse at FACT
88 Wood St
Liverpool, Merseyside L14DQ United Kingdom
Phone:
01517074444
Website:
https://www.picturehouses.com/cinema/Picturehouse_At_Fact/

Other

Certificate
U

Details

Date:
Wed 20th September 2017
Time:
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cost:
£4.00
Event Category:
Event Tags:
, ,
Website:
https://www.picturehouses.com/cinema/Picturehouse_At_Fact/film/jailhouse-rock

Venue

Picturehouse at FACT
88 Wood St
Liverpool, Merseyside L14DQ United Kingdom
Phone:
01517074444
Website:
https://www.picturehouses.com/cinema/Picturehouse_At_Fact/

Other

Certificate
U