The story of Jerry Lee Lewis, arguably the greatest and certainly one of the wildest musicians of the 1950s. His arrogance, remarkable talent, and unconventional lifestyle often brought him into conflict with others in the industry, and even earned him the scorn and condemnation of the public. Written by
Murray Chapman <firstname.lastname@example.org>
The true story of a legend.
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Did You Know?
, head of Orion Pictures and former agent of Terrence Malick
, had hired Malick to write the script. Malick's script was turned down for being "too dark", since it focused more on the tragic aspects of Jerry Lee Lewis' life than what was wanted. See more
When Jerry plays at the burning piano, he stops playing clearly before the piano-sound is gone. It keeps on a few more seconds, then it stops too. See more
Follow that, Killer!
"I'm Throwing Rice at the Girl That I Love"
Written by Eddy Arnold
, Edward G. Nelson
(as Edward Nelson) and Steve Nelson
Performed by Jerry Lee Lewis See more