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The princess bride

Author: William GoldmanAndrew ScheinmanRob ReinerCary ElwesMandy PatinkinAll authors
Publisher: [United States] : MGM Home Entertainment, [2001]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : Widescreen special editionView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
Feature films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Fairy tales
Comedy films
Film adaptations
Films for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: William Goldman; Andrew Scheinman; Rob Reiner; Cary Elwes; Mandy Patinkin; Chris Sarandon; Christopher Guest; Wallace Shawn; Andre, the Giant; Fred Savage; Robin Wright; Peter Falk; Carol Kane; Billy Crystal; Adrian Biddle; Robert Leighton; Mark Knopfler; Act III Communications.; Buttercup Films Ltd.; Princess Bride Ltd.; MGM Home Entertainment Inc.
ISBN: 0792850769 9780792850762
OCLC Number: 1096305557
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.
Notes: 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.
Credits: Cinematography, Adrian Biddle; editor, Robert Leighton; music, Mark Knopfler.
Performer(s): Cast: Cary Elwes, Mandy Patinkin, Chris Sarandon, Christopher Guest, Wallace Shawn, Andrae the Giant, Fred Savage, Robin Wright, Peter Falk, Carol Kane, Billy Crystal.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG.
Description: 1 videodisc (98 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; Dolby digital 5.1 and mono; widescreen version with aspect ratio of 1.85:1, enhanced for 16x9 TVs.
Other Titles: Princess bride (Motion picture)
Responsibility: [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.

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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.

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