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The Resource The elephant man, Paramount Pictures presents ; a Brooksfilms production ; screenplay by Christopher DeVore, Eric Bergren, David Lynch ; produced by Jonathan Sanger ; directed by David Lynch

The elephant man, Paramount Pictures presents ; a Brooksfilms production ; screenplay by Christopher DeVore, Eric Bergren, David Lynch ; produced by Jonathan Sanger ; directed by David Lynch

Label
The elephant man
Title
The elephant man
Statement of responsibility
Paramount Pictures presents ; a Brooksfilms production ; screenplay by Christopher DeVore, Eric Bergren, David Lynch ; produced by Jonathan Sanger ; directed by David Lynch
Contributor
Actor
Director
Director of photography
Film distributor
Film editor
Producer
Production company
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
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
Member of
Awards note
BAFTA Awards: Best Actor, John Hurt; Best Film, Jonathan Sanger; Best Production Design/Art Direction, Stuart Craig, 1981
Cataloging source
DAC
Characteristic
videorecording
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  • Elephant man (Motion picture)
  • Elephant man (Motion picture)
http://bibfra.me/vocab/relation/composerexpression
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Credits note
Director of photography, Freddie Francis ; film editor, Anne V. Coates ; music, John Morris
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG
Language note
English or French dialogue; optional English subtitles; closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Anthony Hopkins, John Hurt, Anne Bancroft, John Gielgud, Wendy Hiller, Freddie Jones
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1946-
  • 1937-
  • 1940-2017,
  • 1931-2005,
  • 1904-2000,
  • 1912-2003,
  • 1927-2019,
  • 1917-2007,
  • 1926-2018,
  • 1853-1923
  • 1905-1999
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Lynch, David
  • Sanger, Jonathan,
  • De Vore, Christopher,
  • Bergren, Eric,
  • Hopkins, Anthony
  • Hurt, John
  • Bancroft, Anne
  • Gielgud, John
  • Hiller, Wendy
  • Jones, Freddie
  • Francis, Freddie
  • Coates, Anne V.,
  • Morris, John
  • Treves, Frederick
  • Montagu, Ashley
  • Brooksfilms (Firm),
  • Paramount Pictures Corporation,
  • Warner Home Video (Firm),
Runtime
123
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  • Merrick, Joseph Carey
  • Merrick, Joseph Carey
  • Neurofibromatosis
  • Abnormalities, Human
  • Abnormalities, Human
  • Neurofibromatosis
  • England
Technique
live action
Label
The elephant man, Paramount Pictures presents ; a Brooksfilms production ; screenplay by Christopher DeVore, Eric Bergren, David Lynch ; produced by Jonathan Sanger ; directed by David Lynch
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • 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
  • Widescreen (enhanced for 16:9 televisions)
  • Special features: The elephant man revealed ; Christopher Tucker's workshop ; narrated photo gallery
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1029210497
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (123 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
032429285294
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
2080050
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)1029210497
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1
Terms governing use
Bates: No Public Performance Rights purchased; home, library, or classroom use only
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The elephant man, Paramount Pictures presents ; a Brooksfilms production ; screenplay by Christopher DeVore, Eric Bergren, David Lynch ; produced by Jonathan Sanger ; directed by David Lynch
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • 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
  • Widescreen (enhanced for 16:9 televisions)
  • Special features: The elephant man revealed ; Christopher Tucker's workshop ; narrated photo gallery
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1029210497
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (123 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
032429285294
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
2080050
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)1029210497
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1
Terms governing use
Bates: No Public Performance Rights purchased; home, library, or classroom use only
Video recording format
DVD

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