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The elephant man

Author: David LynchJonathan SangerChristopher De VoreEric BergrenAnthony HopkinsAll authors
Publisher: Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount Pictures, [2001]
Series: Widescreen DVD collection.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : Widescreen versionView all editions and formats
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Based on a true story, the film examines the complex emotional experiences faced by John Merrick, the "Elephant Man" when he is discovered by a dedicated surgeon. Rescued from his degrading life as a circus freak, Merrick is given a chance to live his last years with comfort, respect, and dignity.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Biographical films
Film adaptations
Fiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Biography
Popular Works
Biography Drama
Named Person: Joseph Carey Merrick; Joseph Carey Merrick; Frederick Treves; Ashley Montagu
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: David Lynch; Jonathan Sanger; Christopher De Vore; Eric Bergren; Anthony Hopkins; John Hurt; Anne Bancroft; Frederick Treves; Ashley Montagu; Brooksfilms (Firm); Paramount Pictures Corporation.
ISBN: 9780792173182 079217318X 0792177312 9780792177319
OCLC Number: 48647781
Language Note: In English and French with optional English subtitles.
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 1980.
For specific features see interactive menu.
"01347"--Container.
Based on: The elephant man and other reminiscences / by Sir Frederick Treves and in part on The elephant man : a study in human dignity / by Ashley Montagu.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1980.
Credits: Director of photography, Freddie Francis ; film editor, Anne V. Coats ; music, John Morris.
Cast: Anthony Hopkins, John Hurt, Anne Bancroft, John Gielgud, Wendy Hiller.
Description: 1 videodisc (123 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC, region 1.
Series Title: Widescreen DVD collection.
Other Titles: Elephant man (Motion picture)
Responsibility: Paramount ; a Brooksfilms production ; screenplay by Christopher DeVore, Eric Bergren, David Lynch ; produced by Jonathan Sanger ; directed by David Lynch.

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Based on a true story, the film examines the complex emotional experiences faced by John Merrick, the "Elephant Man" when he is discovered by a dedicated surgeon. Rescued from his degrading life as a circus freak, Merrick is given a chance to live his last years with comfort, respect, and dignity.

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