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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
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
Related
Cataloging source
NTG
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Freddie Francis ; film editor, Anne V. Coats ; music, John Morris
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG
Language note
In English or French with optional English subtitles; closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
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 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
  • For specific features see interactive menu
  • "01347"--Container
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (123 min.)
Isbn
9780792177319
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Previous call number: DVDC 5271
Other control number
883929304332
Other physical details
sd., b&w.
Publisher number
01347
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn275435973
  • (OCoLC-M)48647781
  • (CSt)a4727237
  • UtOrBLW
  • (OCoLC)ocn889257215
System details
DVD, Dolby digital 5.1 surround sound (English) and mono. (French), Region 1, NTSC
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
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
  • For specific features see interactive menu
  • "01347"--Container
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (123 min.)
Isbn
9780792177319
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Previous call number: DVDC 5271
Other control number
883929304332
Other physical details
sd., b&w.
Publisher number
01347
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn275435973
  • (OCoLC-M)48647781
  • (CSt)a4727237
  • UtOrBLW
  • (OCoLC)ocn889257215
System details
DVD, Dolby digital 5.1 surround sound (English) and mono. (French), Region 1, NTSC
Video recording format
laserdisc

Library Locations

    • Harold B. Lee Library Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, 84602, US
      40.249156 -111.649242
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