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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

The elephant man, Paramount ; 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 ; a Brooksfilms production ; screenplay by Christopher DeVore, Eric Bergren, David Lynch ; produced by Jonathan Sanger ; directed by David Lynch
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Director
Producer
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
Cataloging source
NLM
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Elephant man (Motion picture)
Credits note
Director of photography, Freddie Francis ; film editor, Anne V. Coats ; music, John Morris
Dewey number
791.43/72
Language note
In English or dubbed French with optional English subtitles
LC call number
PN1995.9.B55
LC item number
E547 2001
NLM call number
  • HF5760
  • QZ 380
NLM item number
DVD no.1 2001
PerformerNote
Anthony Hopkins, John Hurt, Anne Bancroft, John Gielgud, Wendy Hiller, Freddie Jones
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1946-
  • 1937-
  • 1940-2017
  • 1931-2005.
  • 1927-2019
  • 1853-1923
  • 1905-1999
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Lynch, David
  • Sanger, Jonathan.
  • De Vore, Christopher.
  • Bergren, Eric.
  • Hopkins, Anthony
  • Hurt, John
  • Bancroft, Anne
  • Jones, Freddie
  • Treves, Frederick
  • Montagu, Ashley
  • Brooksfilms (Firm)
  • Paramount Pictures Corporation
Runtime
123
Series statement
Paramount widescreen DVD collection
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Merrick, Joseph Carey
  • Neurofibromatosis
  • Treves, Frederick
  • Montagu, Ashley
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
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1980
  • 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 produced as a motion picture in 1980
  • For specific features see interactive menu
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
Extent
1 videodisc (123 min.)
Isbn
9780792173182
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929304332
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
01347
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1
Terms governing use
This item may be under copyright protection. Please ask copyright owner for permission before publishing.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The elephant man, Paramount ; a Brooksfilms production ; screenplay by Christopher DeVore, Eric Bergren, David Lynch ; produced by Jonathan Sanger ; directed by David Lynch
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1980
  • 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 produced as a motion picture in 1980
  • For specific features see interactive menu
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
Extent
1 videodisc (123 min.)
Isbn
9780792173182
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929304332
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
01347
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1
Terms governing use
This item may be under copyright protection. Please ask copyright owner for permission before publishing.
Video recording format
DVD

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