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The Resource The Elephant man, Paramount ; a Brooksfilms production ; screenplay by Christopher DeVore, Eric Bergren, David Lynch ; produced by Jonathan Sanger ; directed by David Lynch, (videorecording)

The Elephant man, Paramount ; a Brooksfilms production ; screenplay by Christopher DeVore, Eric Bergren, David Lynch ; produced by Jonathan Sanger ; directed by David Lynch, (videorecording)

Label
The Elephant man
Title
The Elephant man
Statement of responsibility
Paramount ; a Brooksfilms production ; screenplay by Christopher DeVore, Eric Bergren, David Lynch ; produced by Jonathan Sanger ; directed by David Lynch
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • 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
Cataloging source
NTG
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Freddie Francis ; film editor, Anne V. Coats ; music, John Morris
Date time place
Originally released as a motion picture in 1980
Language note
  • Language tracks: English, French; English subtitles
  • Closed captioned
PerformerNote
Anthony Hopkins, John Hurt, Anne Bancroft, John Gielgud, Wendy Hiller
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1937-
  • 1946-
  • 1940-2017
  • 1931-2005
  • 1904-2000
  • 1912-2003
  • 1853-1923
  • 1905-1999
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Hopkins, Anthony
  • Lynch, David
  • Hurt, John
  • Bancroft, Anne
  • Gielgud, John
  • Hiller, Wendy
  • Treves, Frederick
  • Montagu, Ashley
  • Brooksfilms (Firm)
  • Paramount Pictures Corporation
  • Sanger, Jonathan
Runtime
123
Series statement
Widescreen DVD collection
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Merrick, Joseph Carey
  • Neurofibromatosis
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The Elephant man, Paramount ; a Brooksfilms production ; screenplay by Christopher DeVore, Eric Bergren, David Lynch ; produced by Jonathan Sanger ; directed by David Lynch, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
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
  • Includes special features
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm48647781
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD.
Extent
1 videodisc (123 min.)
Isbn
9780792173182
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
DRAMA 791.4365 ELEPHANT ; XX-D ; 1DVD/1AW ; [P17MD821, #7, 4@6.99, ES/RT ] ; cnc 3/18.
Other control number
032429285294
Other physical details
sound, black and white, stereophonic
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
Stock number
01347
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o48647781
  • (Sirsi)10268193
System details
DVD
Video recording format
laserdisc
Label
The Elephant man, Paramount ; a Brooksfilms production ; screenplay by Christopher DeVore, Eric Bergren, David Lynch ; produced by Jonathan Sanger ; directed by David Lynch, (videorecording)
Publication
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
  • Includes special features
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm48647781
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD.
Extent
1 videodisc (123 min.)
Isbn
9780792173182
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
DRAMA 791.4365 ELEPHANT ; XX-D ; 1DVD/1AW ; [P17MD821, #7, 4@6.99, ES/RT ] ; cnc 3/18.
Other control number
032429285294
Other physical details
sound, black and white, stereophonic
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
Stock number
01347
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o48647781
  • (Sirsi)10268193
System details
DVD
Video recording format
laserdisc

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