Elmer Gantry

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  • TV-PG
  • Genre(s): Drama
  • Release year: 1960
  • Running time: 146 min
Sinclair Lewis sordid story of a crooked evangelist and the people he uses to achieve his unchristian goals. Oscars for Lancaster and Jones, as well as a Best Picture nomination!

Sinclair Lewis sordid story of a crooked evangelist and the people he uses to achieve his unchristian goals. Oscars for Lancaster and Jones, as well as a Best Picture nomination!

Original Release

07/07/1960

US Release

07/07/1960

Cast

Burt Lancaster Elmer Gantry
Jean Simmons Sister Sharon Falconer
Dean Jagger William L. Morgan
Arthur Kennedy Jim Lefferts
Shirley Jones Lulu Bains
Patti Page Sister Rachel
Edward Andrews George F. Babbitt
John McIntire Rev. John Pengilly
Hugh Marlowe Rev. Philip Garrison
Joe Maross Pete
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Richard Brooks

Writers

Sinclair Lewis, Richard Brooks

Cast

Burt Lancaster Elmer Gantry
Jean Simmons Sister Sharon Falconer
Dean Jagger William L. Morgan
Arthur Kennedy Jim Lefferts
Shirley Jones Lulu Bains
Patti Page Sister Rachel
Edward Andrews George F. Babbitt
John McIntire Rev. John Pengilly
Hugh Marlowe Rev. Philip Garrison
Joe Maross Pete
Philip Ober Rev. Planck / Reverend Planck
Barry Kelley Police Capt. Holt / Police Captain Holt
Wendell Holmes Rev. Ulrich / Reverend Ulrich
Dayton Lummis Eddington
John Qualen Sam - Storekeeper
Peter Brocco Benny - Photographer
Harry Antrim Salesman in Saloon
Larry J. Blake Mac - Bartender
Jean Willes Prostitute
Max Showalter Deaf Man

Producers

Editors

Marjorie Fowler

1961OscarBest Picture Nominated
1961OscarBest Actor in a Leading Role Won
1961OscarBest Actress in a Supporting Role Won
1961OscarBest Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium Won
1961OscarBest Music, Scoring of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture Nominated
1961Golden GlobeBest Motion Picture - Drama Nominated
1961Golden GlobeBest Director Nominated
1961Golden GlobeBest Actress - Drama Nominated
1961Golden GlobeBest Actor - Drama Won
1961Golden GlobeBest Supporting Actress Nominated
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