Cape Breton Regional Library

The Elephant Man

Based on the memoir by Sir Frederick Treves. This 19th century English story examines the complex emotional experiences faced by John Merrick, afflicted with neurofibromastosis and known as “The Elephant Man”. He is rescued by a dedicated surgeon from his life as a circus freak, and is given a chance to live his last years with comfort, respect, and dignity. Stars Anthony Hopkins, John Hurt

Location

Baddeck Library - 520 Chebucto Street

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