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The princess bride (1987)
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Call no.:
DVD 012 513
Title:
The princess bride
Originally produced:
1987
Format:
DVD
Summary:
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.
Credits:
Act III Communications presents ; produced by Andrew Scheinman and Rob Reiner ; screenplay and directed by Rob Reiner.
Edition:
Special ed. ; widescreen.
Publication:
Santa Monica, CA : MGM Home Entertainment, c2001.
Languages:
In English and Spanish with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles.
Closed-captioned.
Details:
1 DVD (98 min.) : sound, color
Studio(s):
Act III Communications
Director(s):
Reiner, Rob
Producer(s):
Reiner, Rob
Scheinman, Andrew
Cast:
Cary Elwes, Mandy Patinkin, Chris Sarandon, Christopher Guest, Wallace Shawn, AndreĢ the Giant, Fred Savage, Robin Wright, Peter Falk, Carol Kane, Billy Crystal.
Production:
Cinematographer, Adrian Biddle; editor, Robert Leighton; music, Mark Knopfler.
Notes:
Based on the novel by William Goldman.
Aspect ratio 1.85:1.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1987.
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.
Subjects:
Goldman, William, 1931- Film adaptations.
Princesses Drama.
Love Drama.
Genre:
Film adaptations.
Action and adventure films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
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Location: Van Pelt Video Collection
Format: DVD
Region: NTSC (North America)
Genre: Action and adventure films
Genre: Feature films
Genre: Film adaptations
Year: 1980s
Spoken language: English
Spoken language: Spanish
Subtitles: English
Subtitles: French
Subtitles: Spanish
Accessibility: Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Title: Princess bride
Director: Reiner, Rob
Actor: Crystal, Billy
Actor: Elwes, Cary
Actor: Guest, Christopher
Actor: Patinkin, Mandy
Musical score composer: Knopfler, Mark
Production studio: Act III Communications
Screenplay: Adaptations
Film technique: Live action
Cover image available: No