Elmer Gantry | 1960

Drama, Adaptation
A travelling con-man preacher, who's often drunk and chasing skirts, hooks up with a serious Evangelist. He joins her entourage and her drive to build a seaside temple, but his playboy ways come back to haunt him ...more
Director: Richard Brooks
Awards: 3 Oscar wins. Another 4 wins & 10 nominations | full awards »

Cast

... Elmer Gantry

Actor

... Sister Sharon Falconer

Actor

... William L Morgan

Actor

... Jim Lefferts

Actor

... Lulu Bains

Actor

... Sister Rachel

Actor

... George Babbitt

Actor

... Reverend Pengilly

Actor

... Pete

Actor

... Reverend Brown

Actor

... Reverend Phillips

Actor

... Reverend Garrison

Actor

Writers

Screenplay

Source Material (from novel)

Company

United Artists Films

Studio

Synopsis

A travelling con-man preacher, who's often drunk and chasing skirts, hooks up with a serious Evangelist. He joins her entourage and her drive to build a seaside temple, but his playboy ways come back to haunt him, subsequently ruining the Evangelist's reputation.

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