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Elmer Gantry

Not Yet Rated| 2 hr. 25 min.

Plot Summary
When hedonistic but charming con man Elmer Gantry (Burt Lancaster) meets the beautiful Sister Sharon Falconer (Jean Simmons), a roadside revivalist, he feigns piousness to join her act as a passionate preacher. The two make a successful onstage pair, and their chemistry extends to romance. Both the show and their relationship are threatened, however, when one of Gantry's ex-lovers (Shirley Jones) decides that she has a score to settle with the charismatic performer.

Cast: Burt Lancaster , Jean Simmons , Dean Jagger , Shirley Jones , Arthur Kennedy , Patti Page , Edward Andrews , John McIntire

Director: Richard Brooks

Genres: Drama

Distributor: MGM/UA Home Entertainment Inc., United Artists

Elmer Gantry (1960)

Release Date: August 21st, 1997|2 hr. 25 min.

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