The Elephant Man

I am not an animal! I am a human being! I... am... a man!

The Elephant Man (1980)

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A Victorian surgeon rescues a heavily disfigured man being mistreated by his "owner" as a side-show freak. Behind his monstrous façade, there is revealed a person of great intelligence and sensitivity. Based on the true story of Joseph Merrick (called John Merrick in the film), a severely deformed man in 19th century London.

Director: David Lynch
Writers: David Lynch, Christopher De Vore, Eric Bergren.

Release Date: 1980-10-02
Status: Released
Run time: 124 min / 2:4
Budget: $5,000,000
Revenue: $26,010,864
Production Company : Brooksfilms
Production Countries: United Kingdom, United States of America

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Anthony Hopkins
Dr. Frederick Treves
John Hurt
John Merrick
Anne Bancroft
Mrs. Kendal
John Gielgud
Carr Gomm
Wendy Hiller
Mothershead
Freddie Jones
Bytes
Michael Elphick
Night Porter
John Standing
Dr. Fox
Phoebe Nicholls
Merrick's Mother
Kenny Baker
Plumed Dwarf
Helen Ryan
Princess Alex
John Standing
Fox
Dexter Fletcher
Bytes' Boy
Lesley Dunlop
Nora
Pat Gorman
Fairground Bobby
Claire Davenport
Fat lady
Orla Pederson
Skeleton Man
Patsy Smart
Patsy Smart
Kathleen Byron
Lady Waddington
William Morgan Sheppard
Man In Pub
Hannah Gordon
Mrs. Anne Treves
Frederick Treves
Alderman
Richard Hunter
Hodges
Robert Lewis Bush
Messenger
Roy Evans
Cabman
Joan Rhodes
Cook
Nula Conwell
Nurse Kathleen
Tony London
Young Porter
Alfie Curtis
Milkman
Bernadette Milnes
1st Fighting Woman
Carol Harrison
Tart
Hugh Manning
Broadneck
Dennis Burgess
1st Committee Man
Fanny Carby
Mrs. Kendal's Dresser
Gerald Case
Lord Waddington
David Ryall
Man With Whores
Deirdre Costello
1st Whore
Pauline Quirke
2nd Whore
Marcus Powell
Midget
Lesley Scoble
Siamese Twin
Eiji Kusuhara
Japanese Bleeder
Patricia Hodge
Screaming Mum
Tommy Wright
First Bobby
Peter Davidson
Second Bobby
John Rapley
King In Panto
Janie Kells
Horse
Lydia Lisle
Merrick's Mother
Eric Bergren
Lyra Box Player #1 (uncredited)
Christopher De Vore
Lyra Box Player #2 (uncredited)
Harry Fielder
Policeman (uncredited)
David Lynch
Man in the Bowler Hat in the Mob Chasing Merrick (uncredited)
Ralph Morse
Young aristocrat (uncredited)
Fred Wood
Injured Man (uncredited)

Crew

Directing David Lynch Director
Writing David Lynch Screenplay
Sound John Morris Original Music Composer
Camera Freddie Francis Director of Photography
Editing Anne V. Coates Editor
Art Stuart Craig Production Design
Production Maggie Cartier Casting
Costume & Make-Up Patricia Norris Costume Design
Production Jonathan Sanger Producer
Production Mel Brooks Executive Producer
Writing Christopher De Vore Screenplay
Writing Eric Bergren Screenplay
Production Stuart Cornfeld Executive Producer
Art Robert Cartwright Art Direction
Art Hugh Scaife Set Decoration
Costume & Make-Up Stephanie Kaye Hairstylist
Costume & Make-Up Wally Schneiderman Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Christopher Tucker Makeup Designer
Production Terence A. Clegg Production Manager
Directing Anthony Waye Assistant Director
Crew Terry Wells Property Master
Art John Roberts Set Designer
Sound Robin Gregory Sound mixer
Sound Peter Horrocks Sound Editor
Sound David Lynch Sound Designer
Crew Alan Splet Special Sound Effects
Sound Terry Sharratt Boom Operator
Crew Graham Longhurst Special Effects
Crew Neil Corbould Special Effects
Crew Paul Corbould Special Effects
Visual Effects Martin Gutteridge Special Effects Supervisor
Crew Garth Inns Special Effects
Camera Frank Connor Still Photographer
Lighting Roy Larner Gaffer
Lighting Wick Finch Electrician
Editing Patrick Moore Assistant Editor
Sound Jack Hayes Orchestrator
Directing Ceri Evans Script Supervisor
Costume & Make-Up Tiny Nicholls Costume Supervisor
Crew Brian Hathaway Transportation Captain

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