Elmer Gantry1960

Director: Richard Brooks
Stars: Burt Lancaster, Jean Simmons, Arthur Kennedy, Dean Jagger, Shirley Jones
Genre: Drama
Rating: Unrated
Runtime: 146 minutes

Brothers and sisters, can we get a witness for this woeful tale of saints and sinners? Burt Lancaster earned his only Oscar as the wide-smiling, glad-handing, soul-saving charlatan Elmer Gantry, a salesman who turns his gift for preaching into a car… more »

Lulu Bains:
Oh, he gave me special instructions back of the pulpit Christmas Eve. He got to howlin' "Repent! Repent!" and I got to moanin' "Save me! Save me!" and the first thing I know he rammed the fear of God into me so fast I never heard my old man's footsteps!

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