Jailhouse rock showcases Elvis Presley the rebel. Elvis's character - Vince Everett - is self-centered, overly aggressive toward women, and somewhat greedy. Though he exhibits a change of heart toward the end of the movie, it is his unruly behavior and defiant attitude that many remember from the film. This is Elvis at his finest showing off his ability to be as tough as James Dean or Marlon Brando.
Far from being greedy or selfish, in real life Elvis was known throughout his life for his generosity toward friends, acquaintances, and even complete strangers.Read more ›