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

Elwes, Cary, 1962- (Author). Layden, Joe. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781476764030
  • ISBN: 1476764034
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (viii, 259 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations (some color)
  • Edition: First Touchstone hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Touchstone, 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 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.
Summary, etc.:
From actor Cary Elwes, who played the iconic role of Westley in The Princess Bride, comes a first-person account and behind-the-scenes look at the making of the cult classic film filled with never-before-told stories, exclusive photographs, and interviews with costars Robin Wright, Wallace Shawn, Billy Crystal, Christopher Guest, and Mandy Patinkin, as well as author and screenwriter William Goldman, producer Norman Lear, and director Rob Reiner.
Source of Description Note:
Print version record.
Subject: Princess bride (Motion picture)
Elwes, Cary, 1962-
Genre: Electronic books.

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