Elmer Gantry (1960): Articles

Shirley Jones Movies: 'Elmer Gantry' Oscar Winner

Shirley Jones ca. 1955. Shirley Jones movies: 'Elmer Gantry' Oscar winner on TCM A few weeks ago, Shirley Jones, 79, made headlines following the publication of her book of memoirs, concisely titled Shirley Jones: A Memoir. But why the headlines? Does Shirley Jones twerk like Miley Cyrus? Nope. (And that […]

Jean Simmons: From 'Elmer Gantry' Oscar Snub to 'The Happy Ending' Oscar Nomination

Burt Lancaster, Jean Simmons, Elmer Gantry Turner Classic Movies' Star of the Month Jean Simmons' film series comes to a close tonight, with the presentation of seven Jean Simmons movies. Directed by veteran Mervyn LeRoy, Home Before Dark is on right now. Next in line is Richard Brooks' Elmer Gantry […]