Watch Elvis light up the big screen this summer with these 8 classic movies:
Wednesday 10 December, 7:30pm - Jailhouse Rock (1957)
Jailhouse Rock is a 1957 American musical drama film about a young man named Vince Everett, sentenced to prison for manslaughter he is mentored in music by his prison cellmate who realizes his musical abilities. After his release from jail, while looking for a job as a club singer, the young man meets a musical promoter who helps him launch his career making him a teenage rock star. As he develops his musical abilities and becomes a star, his self-centered personality begins to affect his relationships.
Jailhouse Rock is a 1957 American musical drama film directed by Richard Thorpe and starring Elvis Presley, Judy Tyler, and Mickey Shaughnessy. Distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) and dramatized by Guy Trosper from a story written by Nedrick Young.
Sunday 14 December, 7:30pm - Girl Happy (1965)
A mobster hires a rock and roll singer and his band to keep an eye on his daughter during Spring Break.
Wednesday 17 December, 7:30pm - King Creole (1958)
Having flunked graduation for a second time and needing cash to support his father, Danny Fisher takes a job as a singer in the King Creole nightclub.
Sunday 21 December, 7:30pm - Follow that Dream (1962)
Want a lift. This is Elvis Presley's funniest, happiest and dreamiest motion picture.
Sunday 28 December, 7:30pm - Wild in the Country (1961)
A troubled young man discovers that he has a knack for writing when a counsellor encourages him to pursue a literary career.
Sunday 4 January, 7:30pm - Blue Hawaii (1961)
Out of the Army, Chad Gates is happy to be back in Hawaii and goes to work as a tour guide.
Sunday 11 January, 7:30pm - Girls! Girls! Girls! (1962)
Caught between two women: insensitive club singer Robin and sweet Laurel, a sailor finds out his boss is retiring and has to find a way to buy the Westwind, a boat that he and his father built.
Sunday 18 January, 7:30pm - Viva Las Vegas (1964)
It's that "go-go" guy and that "bye-bye" gal in the fun capital of the world! Race car driver Lucky Jackson goes to Las Vegas to earn money to pay for a new engine for his motor car. Elvis is at the wheel but Ann-Margret drives him wild!
Dates and times
- 10 December 2014 - 18 January 2015 7:30pm
Perth Cultural Centre Screen
Perth Cultural Centre, James Street Amphitheatre, (Bordered by Roe Street, Beaufort Street, Francis Street and William Street)