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Title The elephant man / a Brooksfilms production ; screenplay by Christopher DeVore, Eric Bergren, David Lynch ; produced by Jonathan Sanger ; directed by David Lynch.

Published Australia. : Studio Canal, 2006.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Store  791.4372 ELEP MH2  DVD    AVAILABLE
Physical description 1 videodisc (123 minutes) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
polychrome rdacc
Notes 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 released as a motion picture in 1980.
Special features Photo gallery, Biographies, Original theatrical trailer..
Performers Anthony Hopkins, John Hurt, Anne Bancroft, John Gielgud, Wendy Hiller.
Summary 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.
Original Version Originally released as a motion picture Great Britain/United States : Brooksfilms, 1980.
System notes DVD.
Other author Lynch, David, 1946-
Hopkins, Anthony, 1937-
Hurt, John, 1940-2017.
Bancroft, Anne, 1931-2005.
Gielgud, John, 1904-2000.
Hiller, Wendy, 1912-2003.
Treves, Frederick, 1853-1923.
Montagu, Ashley, 1905-1999. Elephant man.
Studio Canal.
Universal Pictures (Firm)
Brooksfilms (Firm)
Subject Merrick, Joseph Carey, 1862-1890. -- Drama.
Neurofibromatosis -- Biography -- Drama.
Biographical films.
Feature films.
Feature films.
Publisher Number 0783412 Studio Canal