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The princess bride [videorecording] / [presented by] Act III Communications [Buttercup Films Ltd., The Princess Bride Ltd.] ; screenplay by William Goldman ; produced by Andrew Scheinman and Rob Reiner ; directed by Rob Reiner.

Goldman, William, 1931- (Screenwriter). Scheinman, Andrew. (Added Author). Reiner, Rob. (Director). Elwes, Cary, 1962- (Actor). Patinkin, Mandy. (Actor). Sarandon, Chris. (Actor). Guest, Christopher. (Actor). Shawn, Wallace. (Actor). Andre, the Giant, 1946-1993 (Actor). Savage, Fred, 1976- (Actor). Wright, Robin, 1966- (Actor). Falk, Peter, 1927- (Actor). Kane, Carol, 1952- (Actor). Crystal, Billy. (Actor). Biddle, Adrian. (Added Author). Leighton, Robert. (Added Author). Knopfler, Mark. (Added Author). Act III Communications. (Added Author). Buttercup Films Ltd. (Added Author). Princess Bride Ltd. (Added Author). MGM Home Entertainment Inc. (Added Author).

Available copies

  • 15 of 15 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 3 of 3 copies available at Southbury Public Library.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Southbury Public Library DVD (Text to phone) 34019121061998 Teen DVD Available -
Southbury Public Library DVD (Text to phone) 34019128888443 Adult DVD Available -
Southbury Public Library DVD (Text to phone) 34019124718826 Juvenile DVD Available -

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General Note:
Title from container.
Based on the novel by William Goldman.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1987; released as videodisc on Sept. 4, 2001.
Special features: "As you wish" documentary featuring new interviews with Cary Elwes, Robin Wright Penn, Billy Crystal, Mandy Patinkin and more; new audio commentary by director Rob Reiner; new audio commentary by author William Goldman; footage shot by Cary Elwes during the making of the movie; 2 original featurettes.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Cinematography, Adrian Biddle; editor, Robert Leighton; music, Mark Knopfler.
Participant or Performer Note:
Cast: Cary Elwes, Mandy Patinkin, Chris Sarandon, Christopher Guest, Wallace Shawn, André the Giant, Fred Savage, Robin Wright, Peter Falk, Carol Kane, Billy Crystal.
Summary, etc.:
A kindly grandfather sits down with his grandson and reads him a bedtime story. As the grandfather reads the story, the action comes alive in a classic tale of love and adventure. The beautiful Buttercup is kidnapped and held against her will in order to marry the nasty Prince Humperdinck, while Westley (her childhood beau, now returned as the Dread Pirate Roberts) attempts to save her. Along the way he meets an accomplished swordsman and a giant, both of whom become his
companions in his quest.
A kindly grandfather sits down with his grandson and reads him a bedtime story. As the grandfather reads the story, the action comes alive in a classic tale of love and adventure. The beautiful Buttercup is kidnapped and held against her will in order to marry the nasty Prince Humperdinck, while Westley (her childhood beau, now returned as the Dread Pirate Roberts) attempts to save her. Along the way he meets an accomplished swordsman and a giant, both of whom become his companions in his quest.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: PG.
System Details Note:
DVD; Dolby digital 5.1 and mono; widescreen version with aspect ratio of 1.85:1, enhanced for 16x9 TVs.
Language Note:
In English with optional soundtrack in Spanish and optional subtitles in English, French or Spanish; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired.
Subject: Princesses > Drama.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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