John Merrick: [after seeing pictures of Dr. Treves' family] Would you care to see my mother? Dr. Frederick Treves: [surprised] Your mother? Yes please. [John pulls out a small portrait] Mrs. Treves:
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Would you care to see my mother? Your mother? Yes please. Oh...

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John Merrick:
[after seeing pictures of Dr. Treves' family]
Would you care to see my mother?
Dr. Frederick Treves:
[surprised]
Your mother? Yes please.
[John pulls out a small portrait]

Mrs. Treves:
Oh but she's... Mr. Merrick, she's beautiful!
John Merrick:
Oh, she had the face of an angel!
[sadly]

John Merrick:
I must have been a great disappointment to her.
Mrs. Treves:
No, Mr. Merrick, no. No son as loving as you could ever be a disappointment.
John Merrick:
If only I could find her, so she could see me with such lovely friends here now; perhaps she could love me as I am. I've tried so hard to be good.
[Mrs. Treves begins to cry]

Transcript:
Are your parents still alive?
Do you understand me?
Your father, your mother,
are they dead?
Freddie, what are you doing for...?
Oh, I'm dreadfully sorry.
I had no idea you had...
Freddie, Freddie, what the hell
have you got in there?
You'll know soon enough at the
meeting of the Society.
Until then, I beg of you,
not a word to anyone, please.
All right, if you insist.
But you must have quite a find in there.
- I don't know what I've got.
- "Nothing of any importance", eh?
Not a word, please, Fox.
Not a word.
All right.
Thank you.
It's all right.

Clip duration: 79 seconds
Views: 47
Uploaded: 13 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
Mrs. Treves - Hannah Gordon