The Elephant Man

The Elephant Man (1980)

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

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Summary

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.

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

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