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The Elephant Man
Directed by: David Lynch
Written by: Christopher De Vore, Eric Bergren
Starring: Anthony Hopkins, John Hurt, Anne Bancroft
Released on: October 10 1980
Taglines: I am not an animal! I am a human being! I...am...a man!
The Elephant Man Quotes
I am not an elephant! I am not an animal! I am a human being! I am a man!
My life is full because I know I am loved.
Am I a good man? Or a bad man? That's all...
Because of the extensive area covered by papillomatus growths, the patient has been called "The Elephant Man".
People are frightened by what they don't understand.
Abominable things these machines - you can't reason with them,
Hello... my name is... John Merrick.
Dr. Frederick Treves: How did you get up here?
Bytes: I want my man back.
Dr. Frederick Treves: Just a moment, how did you get up...
Bytes: Never mind that. I want my man.
Dr. Frederick Treves: He's still very sick. Now please, come downstairs with me and I will explain the situation.
Bytes: DON'T! Don't. You've had plenty of time to... cure him. And now, he's leaving with me. Do you understand me now Mr. Treves? We made a deal.
Dr. Frederick Treves: You misunderstood. This man has suffered a severe fall if you take my meaning. Now, he's my patient now.
Bytes: Pull the other one, why don't you.
Dr. Frederick Treves: Mr. Bytes I'm sorry, but all you do is profit from another man's misery.
Bytes: You think you're better than me?
Dr. Frederick Treves: No...
Bytes: You wanted the freak, to show to those doctor chums of yours to make a name for yourself. You my friend, I gave you the freak, on trust, in the name of science, and now I want him back!
Dr. Frederick Treves: You do not own this man. Now STOP IT!
Bytes: I want him back.
Dr. Frederick Treves: So you could beat him! So you could starve him! A dog in the streets would fare better with you!
Bytes: I shall go to the authorities.
Carr Gomm: Go to the authorities then. Go to them by all means. I'm sure they would be very interested to hear your story as well as ours
Dr. Frederick Treves: Now, I really do think we understand one another. Hm?
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