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As you wish : inconceivable tales from the making of The princess bride

Author: Cary Elwes; Joe Layden
Publisher: New York, NY : Touchstone, A division of Simon & Schuster, Inc., 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First Touchstone hardcover editionView all editions and formats
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In a twenty-fifth anniversary, behind-the-scenes account of the making of the cult classic film, the lead actor shares never-before-told stories and exclusive photographs as well as interviews with fellow actors and producers of the film.
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Named Person: Cary Elwes; Cary Elwes; Cary Elwes
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cary Elwes; Joe Layden
ISBN: 9781476764023 1476764026 9781476764047 1476764042
OCLC Number: 878812649
Notes: Includes index.
Description: viii, 259 pages, 16 unnumbered leaves of plates : some color illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Foreword / by Rob Reiner --
Introduction --
Meeting Rob --
Pre-production and meeting Buttercup --
The table read and meeting Fezzik --
"En garde!" --
Wrestling the R.O.U.S in the fire swamp --
Storming the castle and being mostly dead --
Rob's traveling circus --
True wuv --
Vizzini and Miracle Max --
A couple of mishaps --
The greatest swordfight in modern times --
All good things --
A fairy tale ending --
Epilogue / by Norman Lear.
Responsibility: Cary Elwes with Joe Layden.

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From Cary Elwes, who played the iconic role of Westley in The Princess Bride, comes a first-person behind-the-scenes look at the making of the film.  Read more...

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"This is an entertaining tale of how 24-year-old Elwes learned how to ride a horse in the Rob Reiner adaptation of William Goldman's screenplay (and original, brilliant book)." * Flavorwire.com * Read more...

 
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