British actors John Hurt as John Merrick and Hannah Gordon as Ann Treves in The Elephant Man directed by David Lynch 1980. Directed by one of the greatest directors David Lynch.
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John hurt elephant man photo. NEW YORK CITY – OCTOBER 2. His portrayal of Quentin Crisp in the TV play The Naked Civil Servant. John Hurt received his first Best Actor Oscar nomination for The Elephant Man 1980 the true story of John Merrick a horribly deformed British man kept in a freak show who is taken in by.
Behind his monstrous faade there is revealed a person of kindness intelligence and sophistication. A Victorian surgeon rescues a heavily disfigured man who is mistreated while scraping a living as a side-show freak. Get premium high resolution news photos at Getty Images.
On October 2 1980 at Magique in New York City. John Hurt and Arnella Flynn attend the opening of Elephant Man. Behind his monstrous faade there is revealed a person of kindness intelligence and sophistication.
A Victorian surgeon rescues a heavily disfigured man who is mistreated while scraping a living as a side-show freak. John Hurt is masterful as the title character in the Elephant Man embodying all the anxiety and prejudice faced by individuals due to physical disability. The Elephant Man is a 1980 British-American historical drama film about Joseph Merrick whom the script calls John Merrick a severely deformed man in late 19th-century London.
See more ideas about elephant david lynch man. The film was directed by David Lynch and stars John Hurt Anthony Hopkins Anne Bancroft John Gielgud Wendy Hiller Michael Elphick Hannah Gordon and Freddie JonesIt was produced by Jonathan. Actor John Hurt in a scene from the film The Elephant Man 1980.
Directed by David Lynch. A character based. 1302017 The Elephant Man – John Hurts turn in this 1980 David Lynch classic is legendary indeed with the actor bringing a matchless elegance and integrity to the deformed John Merrick.
John Merrick The Elephant Man and Dr. Not given its due by the Oscars it doesn. Joseph Carey Merrick 5 August 1862 11 April 1890 often erroneously called John Merrick was an English man known for having severe deformitiesHe was first exhibited at a freak show as the Elephant Man and then went to live at the London Hospital after he met Frederick Treves subsequently becoming well known in London society.
The Elephant Man 1980 directed by David Lynch and starring Anthony Hopkins John Hurt John Gielgud and Anne Bancroft. Photo by Ron Galella LtdRon Galella Collection via Getty Images. The true and tragic story of Joseph John Merrick who suffered from severe deformities and exhibited in a freak show.
Dec 26 2013 – Explore Maureen Ahlerss board The Elephant Man. Lies on display at the reception for the new exhibit at the Museum of the Moving Image From. Hurts first film was The Wild and the Willing 1962 but his first major role was as Richard Rich in A Man for All Seasons 1966.
With Anthony Hopkins John Hurt Anne Bancroft John Gielgud. The most famous scene from the film. The Elephant Mans Head Mask from the science fiction movieThe Elephant Man.
He played Timothy Evans who was hanged for murders committed by his landlord John Christie in 10 Rillington Place 1971 earning him his first BAFTA nomination for Best Supporting Actor.