The elephant man

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...

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Corporate Authors: Brooksfilms (Firm)
Paramount Pictures Corporation.
Other Authors: Hopkins, Anthony, 1937-
Treves, Frederick, Sir, 1853-1923.

Montagu, Ashley, 1905-1999.
Format: Movie DVD
Language:English
French
Published:Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount Pictures, c2007.
Edition:Widescreen version.
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Uniform Title:Elephant man (Motion picture)
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.
Language Notes:Language tracks: English, French; English subtitles ; Closed-captioned.
General 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 : Retrospective cast adn crew interviews. Interview with makeup artist Christopher Tucker. Narrated photo gallery. Theatrical trailer.
Physical Description:1 videodisc (123 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Credits:Director of photography, Freddie Francis ; film editor, Anne V. Coats ; music, John Morris.
Performer:Anthony Hopkins, John Hurt, Anne Bancroft, John Gielgud, Wendy Hiller.
System Details:DVD ; Dolby digital ; NTSC.
Production Credits:Director of photography, Freddie Francis ; film editor, Anne V. Coats ; music, John Morris.
ISBN:097360134742
079217318X
9780792173182