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Burt Lancaster
   for his role in   
Elmer Gantry (1960)
Started out as a circus performer. Suffered a severe stroke while visiting actor Dana Andrews, who was suffering from Alzheimer's Disease. Lancaster remained hospitalized until February 1991, and incapacitated and unable to speak until his death. [November 1990]
Richard Brooks
   wrote the screenplay for   
Elmer Gantry
Won an Oscar for this screenplay adaptation in 1960. He also scripted and directed Cat on a Hot Tin Roof . Was a highly regarded writer, director and producer.
Sinclair Lewis
   wrote   
Elmer Gantry
Novel made into a 1960 movie starry Burt Lancaster
Shirley Jones
   for her role in   
Elmer Gantry (1960)
As Lula Baines
Elmer Gantry (1960)
   starred   
Burt Lancaster, Jean Simmons and Arthur Kennedy
Director: Richard Brooks. Also starred Dean Jagger, Shirley Jones & Patti Page. Plot: Elmer Gantry is a fast talking, hard drinking traveling salesman who always has a risqué story and a hip flask to entertain cronies and customers alike.
Elmer Gantry (1960)
   has the tagline   
You're All Sinners...You'll All Burn in Hell!
Sinclair Lewis
   created the character   
Elmer Gantry
Elmer Gantry, 1927
Burt Lancaster
   won the Golden Globe for   
Elmer Gantry
Best Actor - Drama, 1960






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