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â??Elmer Gantryâ?? by Sinclair Lewis is a satirical novel that shows just how far a person without ethics can go. Elmer begins as a college athlete with aspirations to go into Law. Once he determines Law is not the career for him, he slips into alcoholism. While drunk, he mistakenly gets ordained as a minister. He is completely ruthless and sees this as an opportunity, stopping at nothing in order to achieve his goals. He eventually becomes a Methodist minister. He meets and decides to promote a talented but naive, young evangelist, who he also takes as his lover. Although he loses both her and his career after a deadly fire, he still manages to marry well and come out the winner in the end.
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"Elmer Gantry" (1960). Stars Burt Lancaster, Jean Simmons, Arthur Kennedy, Dean Jagger, Shirley Jones, Patti Page, Hugh Marlowe.
The cast of Elmer Gantry - 1960 includes: Mary Adams Hayes as Salvation Army Worker Edward Andrews as George F. Babbitt Harry Antrim as Salesman in Saloon Peter Brocco as Benn…y - Photographer Budd Buster as Valet George Cisar as Salesman in Saloon Ralph Dumke as Salesman in Saloon Sally Fraser as Prostitute Everett Glass as Rev. Brown Sol Gorss as Hobo in Boxcar Wendell Holmes as Rev. Ulrich Jimmy Horan as Train Passenger Charles Horvath as Hobo in Boxcar Rex Ingram as Preacher of Black Congregation Dean Jagger as William L. Morgan Shirley Jones as Lulu Bains Barry Kelley as Police Capt. Holt Arthur Kennedy as Jim Lefferts Colin Kenny as Extra at Revival Meeting Mike Lally as Radio Station Official Sighle Lancaster as Child in Audience Burt Lancaster as Elmer Gantry Norman Leavitt as Salesman in Saloon Dayton Lummis as Eddington BarBara Luna as Prostitute Hugh Marlowe as Rev. Philip Garrison Joe Maross as Pete John McIntire as Rev. John Pengilly David McMahon Charles Morton as Man Destroying Revival Tent Ed Nelson as Man on Phone at Sister Sharon Headquarters Philip Ober as Rev. Planck Patti Page as Sister Rachel Gloria Pall as Girl in Brothel Milton Parsons as Revivalist Jack Perry as Man at Revival Meeting John Qualen as Sam - Storekeeper Dan Riss as Radio Announcer Max Showalter as Deaf Man Jean Simmons as Sister Sharon Falconer Marjorie Stapp as Lady in Red on Christmas Eve Bert Stevens as Choir Member Jack Stoney as Revival Tent Roustabout Ken Terrell as Blind Man Dale Van Sickel as Salesman in Saloon Ray Walker as Salesman in Saloon Michael Whalen as Rev. Phillips Guy Wilkerson as Janitor in Revival Tent Jean Willes as Prostitute
The ISBN of Elmer Gantry is 978-0-451-53075-2.
Elmer Gantry was created in 1927-03.
Elmer Gantry - opera - was created in 2007.
Elmer Gantry - 1960 is rated/received certificates of: Australia:PG Finland:K-16 New Zealand:PG Norway:16 Portugal:(Banned) Portugal:17 (censored) South Africa:P…G Sweden:15 UK:PG USA:TV-PG USA:Approved (PCA #19593) West Germany:16 (f)
Elmer Gantry was released on 01/01/1960.
The Production Budget for Elmer Gantry was $3,000,000.
Elmer Gantry grossed $10,400,000 in the domestic market.
Elmer Gantry grossed $10,400,000 worldwide.
Elmer Gantry - 1960 was released on: USA: 29 June 1960 (Los Angeles, California) (premiere) USA: July 1960 USA: 7 July 1960 (New York City, New York) West Germany: 17 …February 1961 Finland: 3 March 1961 Austria: 17 March 1961 Japan: 20 April 1961 Sweden: 28 April 1961 Denmark: 2 May 1961 France: 3 May 1961 Mexico: 11 May 1961 Spain: 18 March 1975 (TV premiere) France: 26 September 2007 (re-release)