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The elephant man

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Title The elephant man [videorecording].
Edition Remastered edition.
Publisher/Date Australia : Universal Sony Pictures Home Entertainment Australia, [2020]
Pagination etc. 1 videodisc (approximately 118 min.) : sound, black & white ; 12 cm.
Contents note Originally released as a motion picture in 1980.
Special features: new photographing The elephant man - interview with Frank Connor, new BFI Q&A with Jonathan Sanger.
Creation Note Screenplay by Christopher DeVore, Eric Bergren, David Lynch ; produced by Jonathan Sanger ; directed by David Lynch.
Performer note Anthony Hopkins, John Hurt, Anne Bancroft, John Gielgud, Wendy Hiller.
Summary Note This is the story of a brilliant young surgeon, who finds in a Victorian circus side-show a man so hideously deformed that he is condemned to a life of degradation as a freak. He is John Merrick, known to circus audiences throughout the country as 'The Elephant Man'. Although Merrick cannot be cured, Treves battles to rescue him from the squalor of his surroundings and give him a life of dignity and comfort...
Target audience note Censorship classification : M.
Language note In English, French, German. Subtitles in English, French, German. [CC] English Captions (Descriptive subtitles for the hearing impaired).
Subject - Name Merrick, Joseph Carey, -- 1862 or 1863-1890 -- Drama
Subject Biographical films
Neurofibromatosis -- Biography -- Drama
Feature films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Added Author Lynch, David, 1946- film director.
Hopkins, Anthony, 1937- actor.
Hurt, John, 1940- actor.
Bancroft, Anne, 1931-2005 actor.
Gielgud, John, Sir, 1904- actor.
Hiller, Wendy actor.
Treves, Frederick, 1853-1923
Montagu, Ashley, 1905- Elephant man.
Corporate Author Universal Pictures (Firm)
Brooksfilms (Firm)
Shelf Location DVD F ELEP
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