A feisty girl named Melanie Bell befriends Joseph Merrick, the gentle Elephant Man of Victorian London. Soon an alarming number of deaths at the London Hospital has everyone worried. Could Merrick be... More > the next victim? It's up to Melanie to find out.< Less
Imagine having to hide your face behind a mask wherever you go. If you don't, crowds will chase you and mock you. People will scream and faint at the sight of you.
This is what life was like for... More > Joseph Carey Merrick, who became famous as "The Elephant Man" because of his rare condition called "Proteus Syndrome."
People thought he was a monster, but all he wanted was to be treated with respect and dignity like any other human being.
This is his story.< Less