FILM : Elephant Man, The
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Elephant Man, The 1980 Anthony Hopkins, John Hurt, Anne Bancroft, John Gielgud, Wendy Hiller, Freddie Jones London
Director : David Lynch   Production Company : Brooksfilms  Region : LONDON E-G

A Victorian surgeon rescues a heavily disfigured man who is mistreated while scraping a living as a side-show freak.

Screen captures uploaded and comments by John Tunstill and Phil Wilkinson with additional information from Les Stitson.

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Elephant Man, The - A public building, could it be some part of the London Hospital, Whitechapel? Hospital
Elephant Man, The

elema001. A public building, could it be some part of the London Hospital, Whitechapel? Hospital" frontage shot. Standing in for the London Hospital, Whitechapel, this is the old Eastern Hospital in Homerton, London E9 (demolished in the mid-1980s and the new Homerton Hospital built on the site). All the exterior hospital shots for this film were shot there as the London Hospital had too many modern extensions added to allow for period-correct filming. Topov. Any old photos as proof?

elema001n. Ray Glenister disagrees with the suggested "stand in" and says that it is The Royal Mint, Tower Hill, London and provides this shot by Julie Cookson © and reproduced under Creative Commons License in support. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 25-04-2017)

Elephant Man, The - Dr Frederick Treves (Anthony Hopkins) walks from the film's Royal London Hospital. The now demolished Eastern Hospital in Homerton, London E9. The Royal Mint, Tower Hill says Ray Glenister, see elema001n (RL)
Elephant Man, The

elema002. Dr Frederick Treves (Anthony Hopkins) walks from the film's Royal London Hospital. The now demolished Eastern Hospital in Homerton, London E9. The Royal Mint, Tower Hill says Ray Glenister, see elema001n (RL)

Elephant Man, The - Park, gardens, East London, the lamp post support may still be there. It is in Royal Mint forecourt, Tower Hill says Ray Glenister, see elema001n (RL)
Elephant Man, The

elema003. Park, gardens, East London, the lamp post support may still be there. It is in Royal Mint forecourt, Tower Hill says Ray Glenister, see elema001n (RL)

Elephant Man, The - Dr. Treves makes his way through a street market towards the place where 'The Elephant Man' is being kept. Pendar Sillwood tells us that
Elephant Man, The

elema004. Dr. Treves makes his way through a street market towards the place where 'The Elephant Man' is being kept. Pendar Sillwood tells us that "Elsewhere in the film, a direction sign for Pickford's Wharf can be seen. There is still a Pickford's Wharf in Clink Street SE1 so it lends weight to this being in the area". See elema005n

Elephant Man, The - The Doctor comes into view through the smoke and mist.
Elephant Man, The

elema005. The Doctor comes into view through the smoke and mist.

elema005n. Ray Glenister confirms the location for this 004, 006 and 007 with this capture from Google Earth showing what is now The Clink Museum on the right hand side. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 26-04-2017)

Elephant Man, The - Further along the stalls in the street market. Clink Street again, flats in the mid right might still be there. Les Stitson adds, the cobbled street scenes were all filmed in the Clink Street area of Southwark. See elema005n
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elema006. Further along the stalls in the street market. Clink Street again, flats in the mid right might still be there. Les Stitson adds, the cobbled street scenes were all filmed in the Clink Street area of Southwark. See elema005n

Elephant Man, The - More of Clink Street. See elema005n.
Elephant Man, The

elema007. More of Clink Street. See elema005n.

elema007n. Peter made his way to the, now, more colourful location.
(Modern Photo Added: 01-11-2017)

Elephant Man, The - Pendar Sillwood advises that this is Wapping High Street in E1, just along from Wapping Station.
Elephant Man, The

elema008. Pendar Sillwood advises that this is Wapping High Street in E1, just along from Wapping Station.

elema008n. Replacing Ray Glenister's Google Earth shot witnessing redevelopment to the left. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 07-09-2017)

Elephant Man, The - John Merrick, The Elephant Man, leaves the hospital after visiting with Dr Treves. Unconfirmed location.
Elephant Man, The

elema009. John Merrick, The Elephant Man, leaves the hospital after visiting with Dr Treves. Unconfirmed location.

Elephant Man, The - John is given a room in the hospital - under the clock tower. Likely to be the Eastern Hospital, Homerton.
Elephant Man, The

elema010. John is given a room in the hospital - under the clock tower. Likely to be the Eastern Hospital, Homerton.

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