The Elephant Man

The Elephant Man (1980)

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Corrected entry: Throughout the film, Merrick's first name is given as "John". His name was actually Joseph.

Correction: That's not a mistake. In real life, Dr. Treves constantly made the mistake of calling him John. Anyone who calls him John in the movie, doesn't know better, because Treves introduced Merrick to them.

Continuity mistake: At a meeting to do with the hospital's dealings, one man, Mr Broadbeck, objects to the Elephant Man being a patient in the hospital - in the beginning he is wearing spectacles, but, a few seconds later, the spectacles are gone.


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John Merrick: No! I am not an animal! I am a human being! I. Am... A man!

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Trivia: Director David Lynch has a cameo as a member of the angry mob who chases John Merrick when he returns to London.

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