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
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
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
Language note
Language tracks: English, French; English subtitles
PerformerNote
Anthony Hopkins, John Hurt, Anne Bancroft, John Gielgud, Wendy Hiller
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1946-
  • 1937-
  • 1940-2017
  • 1931-2005
  • 1904-2000
  • 1912-2003
  • 1853-1923
  • 1905-1999
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Lynch, David
  • Hopkins, Anthony
  • Hurt, John
  • Bancroft, Anne
  • Gielgud, John
  • Hiller, Wendy
  • Treves, Frederick
  • Montagu, Ashley
  • Brooksfilms (Firm)
  • Paramount Pictures Corporation
Runtime
123
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Merrick, Joseph Carey
  • Proteus syndrome
  • Biographical films
  • Feature films
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
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
  • 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
  • "01347"--Container
  • Special features, languages, subtitles, and number of discs may vary
  • Videorecording
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
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
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
  • 032429285294
  • 883929304332
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
01347
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
Stock number
10040449
System control number
  • 43475
  • ocm48647781
  • 1810912
System details
DVD format, Dolby digital. Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
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
  • 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
  • "01347"--Container
  • Special features, languages, subtitles, and number of discs may vary
  • Videorecording
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
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
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
  • 032429285294
  • 883929304332
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
01347
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
Stock number
10040449
System control number
  • 43475
  • ocm48647781
  • 1810912
System details
DVD format, Dolby digital. Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
Video recording format
DVD

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