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As you wish : inconceivable tales from the making of The princess bride / Cary Elwes with Joe Layden.

Elwes, Cary, 1962- (author.). Layden, Joe. (Added Author).
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  • 41 of 42 copies available at Evergreen Indiana. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Greenwood Public Library.

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Greenwood PL - Greenwood 791.4372 ELW (Text) 36626103585170 Adult Nonfiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781476764023
  • Physical Description: viii, 259 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First Touchstone hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : A Touchstone Book, published by Simon & Schuster, 2014.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Foreword by Rob Reiner/Introduction -- Meeting Rob -- Pre-production and meeting Buttercup -- The table read and meeting Fezzik -- "En Garde!" -- Wrestling R.O.U.S. in the fire swamp -- Storming the castle and being mostly dead -- Rob's traveling circus -- True wuv -- Vizzini and the Miracle Max -- A couple of mishaps -- The greatest swordfight in modern times -- All good things... -- A fairy-tale ending -- Epilogue by Norman Lear.
Summary, etc.:
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.
Subject: Princess bride (Motion picture)
Elwes, Cary, 1962-
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Cary Elwes is a celebrated English actor who starred in The Princess Bride before moving on to roles in Robin Hood: Men in Tights, Glory, Days of Thunder, Twister, and Saw, among many other acclaimed performances. He will always be indebted to The Princess Bride, he says, for changing his life and giving him a career that has spanned decades. He lives in Hollywood, California, with his family. Find out more about Cary Elwes on Twitter @Cary_Elwes.

Award-winning journalist and bestselling author Joe Layden has written more than thirty books for adults and children, including the critically acclaimed title, The Last Great Fight and the #1 New York Times bestseller The Rock Says. He lives in Saratoga Springs, New York, with his wife, Susan, and their two children.


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