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

The elephant man., Paramount ; a Brooksfilms production ; screenplay by Christopher DeVore, Eric Bergen, 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 Bergen, David Lynch ; produced by Jonathan Sanger ; directed by David Lynch
Creator
Contributor
Composer
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
Cataloging source
COO
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Freddie Francis ; film editor, Anne V. Coats ; music, John Morris
Language note
Language tracks: English, French; English subtitles ; Closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1995.9.B55
LC item number
E547 2007
PerformerNote
Anthony Hopkins, John Hurt, Anne Bancroft, John Gielgud, Wendy Hiller
Runtime
123
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The elephant man., Paramount ; a Brooksfilms production ; screenplay by Christopher DeVore, Eric Bergen, David Lynch ; produced by Jonathan Sanger ; directed by David Lynch
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
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1980
  • Special features : Retrospective cast and crew interviews. Interview with makeup artist Christopher Tucker. Narrated photo gallery. Theatrical trailer
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
1436843
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
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
097360134742
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
01347
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1436843
  • (Sirsi) 1436843
  • (OCoLC)213446792
System details
DVD ; Dolby digital ; NTSC
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The elephant man., Paramount ; a Brooksfilms production ; screenplay by Christopher DeVore, Eric Bergen, David Lynch ; produced by Jonathan Sanger ; directed by David Lynch
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
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1980
  • Special features : Retrospective cast and crew interviews. Interview with makeup artist Christopher Tucker. Narrated photo gallery. Theatrical trailer
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
1436843
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
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
097360134742
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
01347
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1436843
  • (Sirsi) 1436843
  • (OCoLC)213446792
System details
DVD ; Dolby digital ; NTSC
Video recording format
DVD

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