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Glory! Glory! (1989)

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A radio preacher's operation is controlled by his honest but colorless son. When the preacher is promoted into a media superstar by a savvy huckster, the son is left behind.

Director:

Lindsay Anderson

Writers:

Stan Daniels (story), Bonny Dore (story) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Ellen Greene ... Ruth
Richard Thomas ... Rev. Bobby Joe
James Whitmore ... Lester Babbitt
Winston Rekert Winston Rekert ... Chet
Barry Morse ... Rev. Dan Stuckey
George Buza ... Vincent
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Richard Alden ... Sen. Monteith
Philippe Ayoub Philippe Ayoub ... Aide
Paul Bardier Paul Bardier
Marcia Bennett ... Elizabeth
Richard Blackburn Richard Blackburn ... Ethan
Wally Bondarenko Wally Bondarenko
Fred Booker Fred Booker
Sophie Brownlee Sophie Brownlee
David Clement ... Prof. Harris
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A radio preacher's operation is controlled by his honest but colorless son. When the preacher is promoted into a media superstar by a savvy huckster, the son is left behind.

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A sinfully funny satire of TV evangelism that's guarantied to beat the devil

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
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Country:

Canada | UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 February 1989 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Gloria! Gloria! See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(2 parts)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color
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Soundtracks

Every Time You Turn Away
Music & Lyrics by John Lewis Parker, Steve Tyrell and Stephanie Tyrell
Sung by Ellen Greene
Produced by Steve Tyrell
Co-produced by David Kitay
Musical Arrangements by Guy Moon
Vocals by Maxi Anderson, Marlena Jeter, Leslie Smith & Howard Smith
Recording Engineer David Hines
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We Loved This Movie
27 February 2005 | by mckchausseSee all my reviews

We enjoyed the cheesy acting! We recorded this movie years ago, and watched the VHS tape so much, we have worn it out. We've invited friends and relatives to watch it with us. I can't speak for them, whether they enjoyed it or now. My wife loved all the songs, she can sing them verbatim. We've been looking for this movie to own on DVD for years since our VHS tape is fading out.

I can not really explain the effect this movie had on us, other than we love Vincent. I have a Vincent at my shop, and I think of this movie every time I call for him. I wish he could see this movie.


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