Dexter King plays straight man to unpleasant comedian Ron Anderson. He falls in love with Kate, a pretty nurse he meets when he is receiving injections for hay fever. When Anderson fires him, he acquires the title role in a musical stage version of "The Elephant Man". Kate dumps him when she suspects he is having an affair with a fellow cast member, and he must win her back.
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Did You Know?
The car that races to the Hospital at the end of the film (a blue Aston Martin registration "COMIC") belonged to Rowan Atkinson
. Dexter is pulled over by the police for speeding, just in the same way Atkinson was in real life, in the very same car. Atkinson received a driving ban as a result of the incident. See more
The license plate on the ambulance bringing Kate to the Elephant premiere changes between shots. See more
You paused after mentioning her name, to see if I reacted.
That was your only clue?
Michael Fitzgerald's full credit in the movie is "Man with vacuum cleaner tube up his bottom." See more
The American video release contains dubbed replacements of much British slang. See more
Spoofs The Elephant Man
Written by Mae Boren Axton
(as M. Axton), Tommy Durden
(as T. Durden) & Elvis Presley
(as E. Presley)
Performed by Sam Williams
By Courtesy of Mills Music Ltd. See more