In the mid-1920s, Elmer Gantry is a lively, smoothly traveling salesman who often uses Christian references to his mostly Christian clients in his sales pitches. On his travels, he encounters the revival show of evangelist Sharon Falconer. He is immediately attracted to her and sees in their revival meetings also a way to earn money. With his sales techniques, Elmer, especially one of the subordinates of Sister Sharon, the naive sister Rachel, infiltrate their environment. He becomes a symbiotic antithesis to Sister Sharon: While he relates that he is seeking the depths of hell for his many sins, she says he will be saved from this fate when reversion is imminent. Elmer's presence is against the will of Sister Sharon's manager William Morgan, who peers through Elmer's smooth-talking veneer, though he can not argue with the conclusion Elmer brings to the discussions. Featuring Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Jim Lefferts, who takes a critical look at the show and Elmer, even though Sister Sharon, William and Elmer welcome him. William's business plan was that the show takes place in small towns, so it's against his will that sister Sharon, who falls in love with Elmer, agreed to Elmer's plan to settle in the larger city of Zenith, where William experiences what Taking control The cynical urban population will harm their brand. But it is Elmer's past that makes him catch up with Zenith, which may be his downfall and his association with Sister Sharon.
Unique movie from 1960, a real hit in the cinemas in it's times. It's one of these Drama movies which you will remember for a long time, Elmer Gantry is original and has it's own style. If you analyze all the last time released movies and compare them with Elmer Gantry, you'll understand that Elmer Gantry is doing really good work. Actors play and the music make a lot of scenes in this movie really unforgetable. Producer of Elmer Gantry is Richard Brooks. You can watch this movie online on the current page or press the download button and watch it on your computer.