John Merrick: There's something I've been meaning to ask you for some time now. Dr. Frederick Treves: What's that? John Merrick: Can you cure me? Dr. Frederick Treves: No. We can care for you, but we
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John Merrick:
There's something I've been meaning to ask you for some time now.
Dr. Frederick Treves:
What's that?
John Merrick:
Can you cure me?
Dr. Frederick Treves:
No. We can care for you, but we can't cure you.
John Merrick:
[matter-of-factly]
No. I thought not.

Transcript:
I'll see you in a moment. Thank you.
- Who's that?
- A friend of mine.
Oh, yes?
- What are you up to, Treves?
- Nothing.
Ah, come on, Freddie!
Nothing of any importance.

Clip duration: 37 seconds
Views: 30
Uploaded: 12 December, 2020
Genres: biography, drama
Summary: A Victorian surgeon rescues a heavily disfigured man who is mistreated while scraping a living as a side-show freak. Behind his monstrous façade, there is revealed a person of kindness, intelligence and sophistication.


Actors

John Merrick - John Hurt