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|Media, 7 Days||Main Library||Media Display||MEDIA - DVDs, CDs, videotapes, and kits.||PN 1997 .P756 1987 DVD (Browse Shelf)||Available|
Based on a novel by William Goldman.
DVD; Dolby digital 5.1 and mono; widescreen version with aspect ratio of 1.85:1, enhanced for 16x9 TVs.
In English with optional soundtrack in Spanish and optional subtitles in English, French or Spanish; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired.
Cast: Cary Elwes, Mandy Patinkin, Chris Sarandon, Christopher Guest, Wallace Shawn, André the Giant, Fred Savage, Robin Wright, Peter Falk, Carol Kane, Billy Crystal.
Cinematography, Adrian Biddle; editor, Robert Leighton; music, Mark Knopfler.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1987; released as videodisc on Sept. 4, 2001.
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.
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.
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