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Elmer Gantry


Elmer Gantry ([[Performer~P98588~Burt Lancaster~burtlancaster]]), a drunken, dishonest street preacher allegedly patterned on Billy Sunday, wrangles a job with the travelling tent ministry conducted by Sister Sharon Falconer ([[Performer~P65749~Jean Simmons~jeansimmons]]). Thanks to Gantry's enthusiastic hellfire-and-brimstone sermons, Sister Sharon's operation rises to fame and fortune, enough so that Sharon realizes her dream of building her own enormous tabernacle. These ambitions are put in jeopardy...more