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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
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Cinematographer
Composer
Director
Film editor
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
Cataloging source
COO
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Elephant man (Motion picture)
Credits note
Director of photography, Freddie Francis ; film editor, Anne V. Coates ; 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, Freddie Jones
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1946-
  • 1937-
  • 1940-2017
  • 1931-2005
  • 1904-2000
  • 1912-2003
  • 1927-2019
  • 1917-2007
  • 1926-2018
  • 1853-1923
  • 1905-1999
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Sanger, Jonathan
  • Lynch, David
  • De Vore, Christopher
  • Bergren, Eric
  • Hopkins, Anthony
  • Hurt, John
  • Bancroft, Anne
  • Gielgud, John
  • Hiller, Wendy
  • Jones, Freddie
  • Francis, Freddie
  • Coates, Anne V.
  • Morris, John
  • Treves, Frederick
  • Montagu, Ashley
  • Brooksfilms (Firm)
  • Paramount Pictures Corporation
Runtime
123
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Merrick, Joseph Carey
  • Neurofibromatosis
  • Abnormalities, Human
  • Merrick, Joseph Carey
  • Neurofibromatoses
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
  • 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
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
213446792
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
  • 883929304332
Other physical details
sound, black & white
Publisher number
01347
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)213446792
System details
DVD; NTSC; region 1; Dolby digital 5.0 surround, 2.0 surround, or mono
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, (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
  • 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
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
213446792
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
  • 883929304332
Other physical details
sound, black & white
Publisher number
01347
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)213446792
System details
DVD; NTSC; region 1; Dolby digital 5.0 surround, 2.0 surround, or mono
Video recording format
DVD

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