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

Edition Widescreen version.
Publication Info. Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount Pictures, [2001]
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Description 1 videodisc of 1 (123 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. viewing copy.
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.
For specific features see interactive menu.
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.
System Details DVD.
Language Language tracks: English, French; English subtitles.
Subject Merrick, Joseph Carey, 1862 or 1863-1890 -- Drama.
Neurofibromatosis -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Genre Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Hopkins, Anthony, 1937-
Treves, Frederick, 1853-1923. Elephant man.
Montagu, Ashley, 1905-1999. Elephant man.
Brooksfilms (Firm)
Paramount Pictures Corporation.
Added Title Elephant man (Motion picture)
ISBN 9780792173182
Standard No. 097360134742
Music No. 01347 Paramount
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