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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.

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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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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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