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The Elephant Man (1982)

TV Movie  |   |  Biography, Drama  |  4 January 1982 (USA)
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A taped version of the stage play about a hideously deformed 19th-century London man and how he managed to triumph over his disease.

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A taped version of the stage play about a hideously deformed 19th-century London man and how he managed to triumph over his disease.

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The original Broadway production of "The Elephant Man" by Bernard Pomerance opened at the Booth Theater in New York on April 19, 1979, ran for 916 performances and won the 1979 Tony Award (New York City) for the Best Play. Philip Anglim, Kevin Conway and Richard Clarke repeated their stage roles in the movie version. See more »

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See the 1980 movie.
5 May 2001 | by (Belleville, Ontario, Canada) – See all my reviews

Having seen the 1980 film of the same name. I found this version to be a great disappointment. This taping of a stage play did not reach my emotions as did the 1980 black and white movie version, starring John Hurt and Anthony Hopkins, which I ranked 10 out of 10 (a rare occurrence for me). I have submitted a brief review of that one also.


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