Elmer Gantry

  • 1960
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Drama

Lancaster pulls out all the stops in one of his most memorable roles as the lustful, ambitious charlatan of Sinclair Lewis's powerful novel. Elmer Gantry (Lancaster) first appears on the screen, roaring drunk, trying to mooch drinks while selling his own distinctive take on scripture with his remarkable gift of gab. He encounters evangelist Sister Sharon...read more

Elmer Gantry - Official Trailer
03:17 — 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 a (more…)

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  • Rating: NR
  • Review: Lancaster pulls out all the stops in one of his most memorable roles as the lustful, ambitious charlatan of Sinclair Lewis's powerful novel. Elmer Gantry (Lancaster) first appears on the screen, roaring drunk, trying to mooch drinks while selling his own d… (more)

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