Vince Everett (Elvis Presley) is serving a one-year jail sentence for manslaughter after killing a man a barroom brawl. While in prison, his cellmate, a washed up country singer, introduces Vince to the record business. He enters the prison talent show and wins, he then decides to embark on a music career when he gets out. Elvis Presley dancing in a promotional photograph for the move, Jailhouse Rock, released in 1957. This was Elvis’ third movie.