Two working-class Englishmen spend their free time arguing about greyhound-racing and Winston Churchill. They also read the papers, especially the gossip columns and Society pages. In a bar one day, they meet a film star who they've read about, and subject him to a savage, and apparently motiveless, beating. Written by
Peter Brynmor Roberts
Turning back was never an option.
Did You Know?
Legendary theater producer and friend of Al Pacino, Joseph Papp
was upset with Pacino for getting the film rights before he did. For many years, Papp had wanted to produce a film version of the play. See more
Fame is the first disgrace, because God knows who you are. God knows who YOU are!
References The Elephant Man