But he found the sentiments in the tract useful in his sermon, and the thirty dimes he spent for lovely photographs of burlesque ladies. Elmer gantry 1960 full movie download full hd youtube. Feb 22, 2008 elmer gantry, a flawed preacher for the ages elmer gantry, the traveling evangelist who loved whiskey, women and wealth, was conceived by sinclair lewis in a bestselling 1927 novel and continues. Members of the band would later become members of the strawbs, hudson ford and stretch. Elmer gantry after starring as evangelist sister sharon falconer in the oscarwinning adaptation of sinclair lewis elmer gantry 1960, simmons married the director, richard brooks.
Elmer gantry, a flawed preacher for the ages elmer gantry, the traveling evangelist who loved whiskey, women and wealth, was conceived by sinclair lewis. Find where to watch elmer gantry and many more fulllength movies from the best streaming services online. In the 1920s, elmer gantry entertains a group of fellow salesmen in a speakeasy with his ribald jokes and easy charm. Many of our articles have direct quotes from sources you can cite, within the wikipedia article. Watch this scene from the awardwinning 1960 film adaptation of the book in which gantry incites the crowd to violence against a news outlet. The first, and probably most popular, is the grinning, fasttalking, energetic mans man, which culminated in the title role that won him the best actor oscar, elmer gantry 1960.
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He had, in fact, got everything from church and sunday school, except, perhaps, any longing whatever for decency and kindness and reason. If there was a dollar to be made gantry would make it. A crude, profane, harddrinking and oversexed football player from paris, kan. He is immediately taken with sister sharon falconer, a lay preacher. Be sure to check the laws for your country before downloading or. Elmer gantrys velvet opera elmer gantrys velvet opera. Elmer gantry by sinclair lewis, first edition abebooks passion for books. A fasttalking traveling salesman with a charming, loquacious. Elmer gantry has been a phony all his life and shara a saint, yet at the end jean simons character is more focused on the church an idol she has created than in what actually what she knows faith can do, and how she can be usefull to other people. Buy elmer gantry 20th century classics book online at best prices in india on. Download elmer gantry 1960 ws r2 german retail dvd. Elmer gantry, as the title suggests, is an most insincere and hypocritical preacher of the faith. To find out why someone with such a squeakyclean reputation would dish all that dirt about herself, no less we talked to the oscar winner best supporting actress, elmer gantry, 1960.
Elmer gantry by sinclair lewis, first edition abebooks. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading elmer gantry. Lancaster won the 1960 academy award for best actor, a golden globe award, and the new york film critics award for his performance. Elmer gantry is a fasttalking, harddrinking traveling salesman who always has a risque story and a hip flask to entertain cronies and customers alike. I returned the dvd for a replacement which had similar problems, but at different points in the movie. If there was a soul to be saved gantry would save it elmer gantry is a fast talking, hard drinking traveling salesman who always has a risque story and a hip flask to entertain cronies and customers alike. Buy elmer gantry 20th century classics book online at low. Nov 20, 2009 elmer gantry trailer 1960 academy award for best actor golden globe award for best actor motion picture drama new york film critics circle award for best actor. There is a mens dormitory, but elmer gantry and jim lefferts lived together in the.
Lancaster played the title role in elmer gantry 1960, written and directed by richard brooks for united artists. Elmer gantry opens with a short shot of chapter 1 of the novel, im not sure if this implies a loyal reproduction, but since one of the criticisms i heard of this film is that it vulgarizes the. When hedonistic but charming con man elmer gantry meets the beautiful sister sharon falconer, a roadside revivalist, he feigns piousness to join her act as a passionate preacher. Elmer gantry, american film drama, released in 1960, that was an adaptation of sinclair lewiss novel of the same name and featured academy. Burt is the one who saw me in the big slide and called me in san francisco. Directed by richard brooks, the movie is based on the 1927 novel of the same name by sinclair lewis and stars burt lancaster and jean simmons. Oscars best picture winners best picture winners golden globes emmys san diego comiccon new york comic con sundance film festival toronto intl film. Lancaster portrayed the title character, a charlatan evangelist who joins a ministry headed by.
The two make a successful onstage pair, and their chemistry extends to romance. Elmer gantry burt lancaster, a drunken, dishonest street preacher allegedly patterned on billy sunday, wrangles a job with the travelling tent ministry conducted by sister sharon falconer jean. Adapted by director richard brooks, the film is based on the 1927 novel of the same name by sinclair lewis and stars burt lancaster, jean simmons, arthur kennedy, shirley jones and patti page. A fasttalking traveling salesman with a charming, loquacious manner convinces a sincere evangelist that he can be an effective preacher for her cause. San francisco gets elmer gantry and the inimitable shirley jones, who won a best supporting actress oscar for her work as a prostitute in the 1960. Aug 28, 20 in 1960, jones signed on to play the role of lulu bains, the cunning, vengeful prostitute who frames a traveling preacher and exposes him as a fraud in elmer gantry. Elmer gantry is a 1960 drama movie about a con man and a female evangelist selling religion to small town america. Elmer gantry soundtrack 1960 movie soundtracks for sale.
The film received five academy award nominations, including best picture and best actor. Find out where elmer gantry is streaming, if elmer gantry is on netflix, and get news and updates, on decider. Starring burt lancaster and jean simmons, elmer gantry is about a fasttalking traveling salesman named elmer gantry lancaster who always seems able to talk his way out of any problematic situation, as well having the knack to talk anyone into just about anything. This particular talent comes in handy for a traveling salesman in the 1920s. Shirley jones remembers careers many high notes sfgate. In our books change series, historians of religion consider books that have changed us or have themselves been changed. Elmer gantry soundtrack cd details and availability. Elmer gantry soundtrack from 1960 1998, composed by andre previn. On my way elmer gantry singalong lyrics by paul siddall. Elmer gantry, american film drama, released in 1960, that was an adaptation of sinclair lewiss novel of the same name and featured academy awardwinning performances by burt lancaster and shirley jones. Both the show and their relationship are threatened, however, when one of gantry s exlovers decides that she has a score to settle with. It also seems to me that trump has become the modern incarnation of buzz windrip, the fascist demagogue who rises to power in lewiss 1935 novel, it cant happen here. In this role, we see shirley jones as a conniving, spiteful woman who serves gantry exactly what he deserves, and the audience is not sure whether to love her or hate her. Elmer gantry burt lancaster, a drunken, dishonest street preacher allegedly patterned on billy sunday, wrangles a job with the travelling tent ministry conducted by sister sharon falconer jean simmons.
Rent elmer gantry 1960 on dvd and bluray dvd netflix. Thanks to gantry s enthusiastic hellfireandbrimstone sermons, sister sharons operation rises to fame and fortune, enough so that sharon. He is immediately taken with sister sharon falconer, a lay preacher whose hellfireanddamnation revivalism has attracted quite a following. Region 2 this dvd may not be viewable outside europe. On the other hand gantry is transformed at the end, and he becomes more human and close to god. A crude, profane, hard drinking and oversexed football player from paris, kan. Will try to buy elmer gantry dvd from another source. Download elmer gantry 1960 1080p bluray h264 aacrarbg. Elmer gantry is a 1960 american drama film about a con man and a female evangelist selling religion to smalltown america.
Oct 30, 2012 in view of this fact, the idea that the dominance of religion over rational thought takes center stage in two seminal films of 1960elmer gantry, the tale of a wandering con man turned revivalist preacher and inherit the wind, stanley kramers dramatization of the scopes monkey trial, is a testament to the breaking of boundaries that were. Elmer gantry by lewis, sinclair and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. K so its no surprise then, that this band would have slotted perfectly into the britpop scene, or going back further in. Elmer gantry, is initially attracted by booze and easy money though he eventually renounces tobacco and alcohol and chasing women.
Hes able to fool the people and gain their support even as the media denounces him. In my copy of elmer gantry, one sentence is underlined six times. Burt lancaster and elizabeth taylor at the 1961 academy awards duration. Rent elmer gantry 1960 starring burt lancaster and jean simmons on dvd and bluray. Great movie and the book what was difficult to read when one was not yet on his way. It also seems to me that trump has become the modern incarnation of buzz windrip, the fascist demagogue who rises. Sinclair lewis as set down in the good book elmer gantry in which this author of the early 20th century condemns organized religion, most notably the baptist church. Voir elmer gantry 1960 en streaming complet streamvoir.
Elmer gantry simple english wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets. With burt lancaster, jean simmons, arthur kennedy, dean jagger. When a salvation army worker enters, gantry shocks and moves the crowd with an impromptu, impassioned sermon equating god with love. Elmer gantry never knew who set him thirty dimes, wrapped in a tract about holiness, nor why. Discussion of themes and motifs in sinclair lewis elmer gantry. Nov 29, 2007 86 videos play all elmer gantry 1960 fullhd movie the help 2011 full movie. Good video quality,however the audio turned off intermittently, greatly reducing the enjoyment of watching. Elmer gantry is a satirical novel written by sinclair lewis in 1926 that presents aspects of the religious activity of america in fundamentalist and evangelistic circles and the attitudes of the 1920s public toward it. Actor burt lancaster films finds he has a gift for bringing forth religious fervor in an audience in this scene from elmer gantry, drama now at the music box. Universally recognized as a landmark in american literature, elmer gantry.956 811 520 1446 599 515 472 1114 1111 1210 976 1431 658 507 709 1287 69 977 990 1093 164 1503 218 536 1497 1214 38 1038 1313 108 1212 296 1169 1242 772 540 1054 472 1112