The Elephant Man | David Lynch | 1980
Vintage press kit for the 1980 film. With 11 black and white single weight photographs (including Paramount folding snipes), a 40-page booklet, and 9 press release groupings (biographies, essays, factual notes). Housed in the original illustrated card folder and with the original mailing envelope.
Adapted from Frederick Treves’ “The Elephant Man and Other Reminiscences” (1923) and Ashley Montagu’s “The Elephant Man: A Study in Human Dignity” (1971), both accounts of Joseph Merrick, a severely deformed man living in Victorian era London. Shot in black and white.