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Bancroft, Anne

Summary: Based on the true story of Joseph Merrick, a deformed man, who is discovered by a dedicated surgeon and is given a chance to live his last years in comfort rather than as a circus freak.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Distribution 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA ELE

Summary: Based on a true story, the film examines the complex emotional experiences faced by John Merrick, the "Elephant Man" when he is discovered by a dedicated surgeon. Rescued from his degrading life as a circus freak, Merrick is given a chance to live his last years with comfort, respect, and dignity.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Pictures 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA ELE

Summary: The life of a consummate politician's wife is turned upside down when she discovers that her husband, the British Conservative government's Minister for the Family, has been having an affair with a former call girl.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn, Media 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

3 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV POL

Summary: Inspector Morse is a melancholy, enigmatic and romantic man who never uses his first name and who finds solace in real ale, classical music and difficult crosswords. Together with his able Sergeant Lewis, Morse uses his considerable intellect and passion for the truth and justice to investigate death and murder in the English university town of Oxford.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV INS

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