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

Contributor(s): Lynch, David, 1946- | Hopkins, Anthony, 1937- | Hurt, John, 1940- | Bancroft, Anne, 1931- | Gielgud, John, Sir, 1904- | Hiller, Wendy | Treves, Frederick, 1853-1923. Elephant man | Montagu, Ashley, 1905-. Elephant man | Brooksfilms (Firm) | Paramount Pictures Corporation.
Material type: materialTypeLabelVisual materialPublisher: Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount Pictures, c2001Edition: Widescreen version.Description: 1 videodisc (123 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.ISBN: 079217318X.Subject(s): Merrick, Joseph Carey, 1862 or 3-1890 -- Drama | Neurofibromatosis -- Biography -- Drama | Biographical films | Feature films | Video recordings for the hearing impairedGenre/Form: Feature films.DDC classification: 616.99383
Production 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.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.
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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.

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Director of photography, Freddie Francis ; film editor, Anne V. Coats ; music, John Morris.

Anthony Hopkins, John Hurt, Anne Bancroft, John Gielgud, Wendy Hiller.

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.

DVD. Dolby Surround.

Language tracks: English, French; English subtitles.

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